28 min

Episode 3: Improving Pregnancy and Postpartum Support for Black Women with Maya Hardigan What the Health?!

    • Health & Fitness

The statistics surrounding Black women and pregnancy are troubling, and there are definite needs to be filled. Today’s guest is Maya Hardigan, the founder, and CEO of Mae, a digital program for pregnancy and post-partum support aimed at Black women. In today’s conversation, Maya talks about how she came to start Meet Mae, how many different factors are involved in pregnancy care, even outside the doctor’s office, and how Mae can also serve as a community. 
 
Topics Discussed in Today’s Episode:

How Maya is managing right now
What Meet Mae is
How Maya got started with Meet Mae
The statistics about Black women and pregnancy
Why C-sections are happening when they’re not medically necessary
Thinking about everything involved in care, even outside the doctor’s office
Mae as a community
What care teams look like
What the data shows about doulas
The one thing Maya wants people to take away
How to find Meet Mae

 
Resources: 
EHE Health
Joy Altimare
Maya Hardigan
Meet Mae
Mae on Instagram

The statistics surrounding Black women and pregnancy are troubling, and there are definite needs to be filled. Today’s guest is Maya Hardigan, the founder, and CEO of Mae, a digital program for pregnancy and post-partum support aimed at Black women. In today’s conversation, Maya talks about how she came to start Meet Mae, how many different factors are involved in pregnancy care, even outside the doctor’s office, and how Mae can also serve as a community. 
 
Topics Discussed in Today’s Episode:

How Maya is managing right now
What Meet Mae is
How Maya got started with Meet Mae
The statistics about Black women and pregnancy
Why C-sections are happening when they’re not medically necessary
Thinking about everything involved in care, even outside the doctor’s office
Mae as a community
What care teams look like
What the data shows about doulas
The one thing Maya wants people to take away
How to find Meet Mae

 
Resources: 
EHE Health
Joy Altimare
Maya Hardigan
Meet Mae
Mae on Instagram

28 min

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