Policy in Pink - Social (2)

Doula access… let me count the ways (with Omare Jimmerson)
What’s one way to improve maternal health outcomes? According to Omare Jimmerson, it’s community doulas and a fiercely passionate team (and probably a couple of calming breaths). Omare and the Tulsa Birth Equity Initiative have long espoused the benefits of community doulas, and last year they achieved a milestone many had only hoped for: SoonerCare coverage for doula services. (party fog horn noise). Listen in to find out what a doula is and learn all about the initiatives underway by TBEI to improve maternal health in Tulsa (and hopefully throughout all of Oklahoma). www.tulsabei.org