audio by guest ligia rivera
BIRTH AND NON-CITIZEN WOMEN. An inflamed anti-immigrant policy atmosphere gains ground in several states, where intense efforts are under way to deny services to undocumented immigrants. How is this climate impacting services for pregnant women? What services are available for uninsured non-citizen women? Are they visiting the doctor for prenatal care and other reproductive health services? How is the climate of fear impacting birth outcomes?
Ligia Rivera, Coordinator for Community Mobilization, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, New York, NY; Dr. Flavia Mercado, Pediatrician, Hospital Grady, Atlanta, GA; Nayamin Martinez, former community educator for prenatal care, Frente Indigena de Organizaciones Binacionales, Fresno, CA
60:40 minutes (27.78 MB)