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Giving Birth in America: Florida

The Giving Birth in America series examines the issues that have contributed to the maternal health crisis in the United States, where women are more likely to die from pregnancy and childbirth than in any other developed country. Giving Birth in America: Florida tells the story of Certified Professional Midwife, Jennie Joseph, as she provides high-quality, personalized prenatal care to pregnant women, regardless of their insurance status or birth plans. Naomi is 6 ½ months pregnant and struggling to find health insurance and compassionate prenatal care. Rachel is hoping for a VBAC for her third delivery, but experiences complications with a missed diagnosis and high interventions.

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Giving Birth in America: New York

The Giving Birth in America series examines the issues that have contributed to the maternal health crisis in the United States, where women are more likely to die from pregnancy and childbirth than in any other developed country. Giving Birth in America: New York tells the story of a young doula as she supports a woman alone in her birth, helping her navigate the complexities of the urban medical system.

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Giving Birth in America: Marshall St. Amant

Marshall St. Amant, MD, Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialist, Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Giving Birth in America: Rebekah Gee

Rebekah Gee, MD, Ob/Gyn and Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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Giving Birth in America: Jamie C. Hilton

Jamie C. Hilton, Social Worker, Woman’s Hospital, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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