Podcasts & Interviews

The Doctor Mom Podcast with Dr. Elana Roumell, ND

Episode 196: Empowering Black Mamas During Birth and Beyond with Dr. Sayida Peprah

Stephanie interviews Dr. Sayida Peprah to discuss birth justice and ways to best support the mental and physical health of Black families. Dr. Sayida Peprah is both a licensed clinical psychologist and trained birth doula. She specializes in multicultural psychology, trauma, suicide prevention and maternal mental health. During this episode they discuss how implicit bias and trauma impact Black mothers, how to advocate for yourself during and after birth to get the best care, how providers can offer more culturally appropriate care, and resources to feel more empowered, supported, and heard throughout your journey.

Trigger warning: The episode includes discussions about birth trauma that some listeners may find triggering.