Tamara serves as the executive director of the Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery where she is successfully working with the board of directors to create racial-equity standards of giving in philanthropy and democratize the giving process. Tamara holds a Master’s Degree in Guidance and Counseling from New York University is a certified childbirth educator with the Childbirth Education Association of Metropolitan NY, and a certified doula with Birth Arts International. Tamara has proudly served and worked within health and social service enterprises that predominantly serve women and families for most of her professional career.
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April 7, 2020
Midwives are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether serving in hospitals, birth centers, or homes, midwives are providing essential health care. Midwives are experiencing a sharp increase in demand for their care in community birth settings: homes and freestanding birth centers. Community birth in a pandemic supports the need to reduce the spread of disease through social distancing while preserving much-needed hospital capacity for lifesaving care of COVID-19 patients. Unfortunately, the successful campaign to eradicate midwifery in the U.S. 100 years ago has persistent...