BLACK PERINATAL WEALTH™ PEER SUPPORT INITIATIVE

SUPPORT YOUR FAMILY & NEIGHBORS AS A PEER ADVOCATE

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The Black Perinatal Wealth™ Peer Support Initiative is a new initiative under Jamaa Birth Village, created for Black community members, with a goal of providing free peer support training to 700 people across the St. Louis region to assist their friends, family members & neighbors in supporting the pregnant people in their life, with a wealth of knowledge, tools and education in creating better birth outcomes.

Pregnant people deserve to not only have good providers, but they also deserve to have people in their lives who are well educated, informed and prepared to support them in thriving during pregnancy, in childbirth and throughout the postpartum phase. The Black Perinatal Wealth™ Peer Support training provides an 8-hour training for each attendee, packed with knowledge, information and resources covering the perinatal health phase, preconception-2-years postpartum. This is a citywide effort to close the disparity gap in childbirth, and put a stop to preventable infant and maternal mortality and morbidity in the Black community, and this goal starts with each one of us.

Are you ready to support your community?

BLACK PERINATAL WEALTH™ PEER SUPPORT TRAININGS

Each attendee will receive a Black Perinatal Wealth™ Peer Support kit with resources, tools and handouts to support any pregnant person that they may come across who should have access to Perinatal Wealth™.

This is a free training that will be made available throughout the St. Louis region covering 20-zip codes between March & December, with the first training taking place in the 63136 zip code March 2022. To sign-up, please use the form below.

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