The Impact of Racism and Midwifery's Lack of Racial Diversity: A Literature Review.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION The United States is increasingly racially diverse. Racial disparities in maternal-child health persist. Despite national calls for workforce diversification, more than 90% of certified nurse-midwives are white. This systematic review examines how racism and midwifery's lack of racial diversity impact both midwives and their patients. METHODS… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jmwh.12572

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