New Special Podcast Episode Explores the Maternal Health Crisis of Black Women

October 24, 2023

In this special episode of Disruptors at Work: an Integrated Care Podcast, host Dr. Cara English, DBH, Chief Executive Officer of Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, explores the maternal health crisis affecting Black women. This discussion focuses on the startling disparities, systemic challenges, and potential solutions to ensure safer pregnancies and births for Black mothers.

Thank you to our panel of experts:

  • Erica Glaze, MPH, MCHES, CCCE
  • Rochelle Trotman-Norman, MPS, ATR, PMH-C

Listen to the episode below.

About the Panelists:

Rochelle Trotman-Norman, MPS, ATR, PMH-C

Rochelle Trotman-Norman, MPS, ATR, PMH-C, Founder of Baby Bee Maternal Wellness, LLC, is a passionate art therapist and doula dedicated to guiding parents towards authentic, mindful, and intentional living. Her focus is on helping mothers, fathers, and non-binary parents create joyful and peaceful family lifestyles while healing from generational trauma and self-limiting beliefs. With a background in psychology and art therapy, she uses strength-based, trauma-informed, and mindfulness-driven approaches to support families in overcoming challenges and crafting new narratives for healing and wholeness.


Erica Glaze, MPH, MCHES, CCCE

Erica Glaze, MPH, MCHES, CCCE, Founder of Live Wellthy, LLC is a health educator with over 10 years of experience in public health. Skilled in training and workshop facilitation, assessment and evaluation, and curriculum development.


Information on the “Birthing Justice” Film Screening Overview & Run of Show Sample

Press Release – Arizona Organizations Host “Birthing Justice” Film Screening to Address Maternal Health Crisis

For Press Inquiries:
Lakisa Muhammad

For Event Details and Collaborations:
Lindsey Burns
Mani O’Brien

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Phoenix Birth Foundation/Arizona Birthworkers of Color @arizonabirthworkersofcolor

Postpartum Support International Arizona @psi_arizona