We started a conversation with 4 panelists who could share their firsthand experience about infertility in the BIPOC community. Here’s what they had to say:
Featured Panelists: Brandon Johnson, Social Worker LGSW, Dr. Camille Hammond MD, MPH, and CEO of the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation, and Dejha Deaver RESOLVE Peer-led Support Group Host and Patient Advocate, and Nichelle Polston, Journalist and RESOLVE Board Member.
It’s not talked about. Infertility in BIPOC (Black Indigenous, People of Color) communities comes with a stigma, but it’s the courageous conversations that are helping dispel misinformation and the truths around barriers in trying to conceive.
Access to information, affordable care, family support, isolation, mental health, and dispelling the myths that surround BIPOC infertility… these are part of the much bigger problem.
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