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Black Maternal Health Week, April 11-17, 2024, is an opportunity to raise awareness and take action to improve the health of Black women. This week presents an opportunity for us to come together and shine the spotlight on the critical issue of Black maternal health. Please join us at the following events:

“Toxic: A Black Woman’s Story”

April 11, 2024, from 6-7:30 p.m.

Join the film screening and discussion.

Pre-registration is required. Open to all.

Together We Celebrate: Seattle Black Maternal Health Week

April 14, 2024, from noon-4 p.m.

UW Medicine OB-GYN and perinatal staff will be checking blood pressure, distributing information on pre-eclampsia and nutrition in pregnancy, and engaging with community members.

Good Black Birth: Reckoning With Maternal Health Disparities Through Black Authoritative Knowledge

April 17, 2024, from 9-10 a.m.

Join a discussion with the UW Heart Soul Joy research team.

In-person only. Open to all.