New Book Features PTBi, Explores Role of Racism

Congradulations and thank you to Sarah Digregorio, who on January 28th, released her new book, Early, an Intimate History of Premature Birth and What it Teaches us About Being HumanWe are so proud to be featured in this important work and help call attention to racism as the main driver of preterm birth in Black and Brown families. 

In chapter 15, titled Racism Causes Preterm Birth, readers can find PTBi researchers' important work on the connections between racism and preterm birth, as well as PTBi Community Advisory and Strategy Advisory Board member, Hope Williams' personal story. In Chapter 10, called The Revolutionary Practice of Listening to Preemies, readers can find mentions of PTBi researcher and neonatologist, Dr. Elizabeth Rogers, and her work in The Grove at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. And in chapter 17, Group Prenatal Care and the Power of Community, PTBi Researcher Dr. Monica McLemore gives context for the importance of new models of prenatal care. 

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