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Conversations around race, racism and ’unconscious bias’

Conversations around race, racism and ’unconscious bias’
There have been a number of reports over the past year pointing to poor outcomes for black and brown women during pregnancy and childbirth. Benash Nazmeen, Specialist cultural liaison midwife and Illyin Morrison, founder of Mixing up motherhood, discuss the race, rhetoric and “unconscious bias” across maternity services. They explore......

Conversations around Race, Racism and ’Unconscious Bias’

Benash Nazmeen, Specialist Cultural Liaison Midwife, Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and Illiyin Morrison, Founder of Mixing up Motherhood; Midwife; Hypnobirthing teacher and Mum discuss Conversations around race, racism and ’unconscious bias’: moving from rhetoric to changing ourselves, our environment and our practice at the London Maternity & Midwifery Festival 2021....