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Pregnancy and the birthing experiences are not created equal. Black and Asian women face their own sets of trials and tribulations. In this episode, Alana and Jacklyn look at the realities of being a (soon to be) mother of color.


Find us on Instagram: @blackandyellowpodcast

Alana J. Webster: @renegadeoffun

Jacklyn Chung- Young: @jacklynchungyoung

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