Tags » Pregnant Women
Miriam Zoila Pérez: How racism harms pregnant women -- and what can help - Filmed October 2016 at TEDWomen 2016
Racism is making people sick — especially black women and babies, says Miriam Zoila Pérez. The doula turned journalist explores the relationship between race, class and illness and tells us about a radically compassionate prenatal care program that can buffer pregnant women from the stress that people of color face every day.
This may be the question on your mind especially if you are a first time mom. For you to know the weight gain appropriate for you, you will need to know your pre-pregnancy weight (usual weight before pregnancy) in either pounds (Ibs) or Kilogram and your height in meter, this is needed to calculate your body mass index (BMI) so as to classify you as being underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese. 277 more words
BPA is a compound in many of our products, including water bottles. Last year, researchers from Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) at the Mailman School of Public Health, found prenatal BPA exposure to contribute to the child’s future obesity. 436 more words