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The Savvy Black Birther

22 EpisodesProduced by Takiya Sakina Ballard, Licensed MidwifeWebsite

The Savvy Black Birther is a podcast that inspires, cultivates, validates and protects the voice of Black Mothers as consumers of healthcare in the United States. It equips the black and indigenous birthing person to become a savvy healthcare consumer during pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. It is a… read more

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The Truth About Black Birth Series: The Shannel Pearman Story

Season Finale (Part 1): This episode features the birth story of Shannel Pearman is an Emmy Nominated news reporter living in Baltimore, Maryland with her husband and young son. In 2019, just one week after giving birth, Shannel had a stroke that almost cost her her life. Because of the stroke, she, unfortunately, lost some of her vision and has been recovering ever since. Shannel is now working to use her voice and platform to spread awareness of stroke after birth as well as the healthcare disparities affecting black women throughout the country. 

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Shannel Pearman

Instagram: @shannelpearman

Twitter: @ShannelPearman

Facebook: @ShannelPearman

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