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San Francisco’s Black Infant Health Program aims to close gaps in care for Black mothers, babies

SFBIHP.org | San Francisco Examiner - SF program aims to close gaps in care for Black mothers, babies

On February 22, 2024, the San Francisco Black Infant Health Program held its Open House Meet & Greet for 2024, inviting attendees to hear participant testimonials. “This [program] is designed as a sisterhood of talking about these impactful things that are happening to them,” Armstrong said. “Then getting resources and tools on how they can […]

SF Black Infant Health Prenatal Support Group

SFBIHP | SF Black Infant Health Program Prenatal Support-Group

Are you expecting a new addition to your family? Congratulations! Our prenatal classes provide the information and support you need for a healthy and happy pregnancy. Some of the topics we will cover include: Nutrition and exercise for expectant mothers Common discomforts of pregnancy and how to manage them Preparing for labor and delivery Newborn […]

Working Together to Reduce Black Maternal Mortality

Black Infanth Health San Francisco - Working Together to Reduce Black Maternal Mortality

It is a fact that Black American women are dying of childbirth rate at a higher rate than other American women. The causes have been linked to heart problems, obesity, hypertension, and diabetes. That’s why it is more important than ever for the Black community to take this problem seriously and respond to it as […]

Black Infant Health Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Giveaway 2023

Black Infant Health Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Giveaway 2023

Please join us for our annual Black Infant Health Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner giveaway. November 20, 2023 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm SF Black Infant Health Program 1290 Fillmore Street, Suite 103 San Francisco, CA 94115 This special event supports the BIHP clients enrolled in the program. The turkey meals will be provided to the BIHP […]

High Black Maternal Mortality Rate in the US

Black Infant Health - high Black maternal mortality rate for Black Women

The experiences of Mimi Evans and Erin Monk, two women who chose to give birth outside of their home states due to concerns about the quality of healthcare, show that the high rates of maternal mortality in the United States are disproportionately higher for Black women. Mimi Evans, a doula and nursing student from Houston, […]