The Milwaukee Film Festival and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin present Black Birth: A Maternal Health Conversation and Resource Fair.
The short film Black Birth serves as the backdrop to a community dialogue about the joys, fears, complexities, and disparities of Black motherhood in America and locally in Milwaukee. Following the film screening will be a panel discussion including an OB-GYN physician and resident, community doula, African American breastfeeding expert, and other maternal-fetal care specialists, as well as a resource fair featuring leading health and wellness community partners.
This in-person event is FREE and open to the public. Space is limited to the first 150 people. Masks are REQUIRED and will be provided if needed. There is no virtual option. No Tickets required.
|11:00 AM||Welcome and Introduction
|11:15 AM||Short Film
|11:45 AM ||Discussion
|12:15 - 1:00 PM||Panel Questions and Discussion
- Moderator: Amy Domeyer-Klenske, MD – Obstetrician and Gynecologist
- OBGYN Providers: Seema Menon, MD – Obstetrician and Gynecologist and Ciera Oshodi, MD – OBGYN Resident
- Breastfeeding Expert: Dalvery Blackwell, BA, IBCLC with the African American Breastfeeding Network I