This publication is intended to support Black women in navigating the healthcare system before, during, and after pregnancy. Written by Tyler S. Nesbit, Karen Awura-Adjoa Ronke Coker, Sarah McKune, Larry Forthun, and LaToya O’Neal, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, November 2022.
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