Midwives, Maternal Mortality, and the Black Experience of Birth | Tammi McKinley | TEDxGreatMills

Why is maternal mortality higher among black american women? Tammi McKinley discusses the beneficial role of midwives and their personal connection with the family.
Tammi L. McKinley, M.P.A, Certified Professional Midwife, has been practicing as an out of hospital midwife since 2004. She is the Founder and Clinical Director of Hampton Roads Midwifery in Norfolk, Virginia. Tammi is the President of the Virginia Midwives Alliance. She practices the Midwives Model of Care© which decreases situations that can lead to maternal mortality. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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