Ramsey County & Hennepin Counties
"Pregnant African Americans and their families can receive help by contacting D.I.V.A. Moms (Dynamic Involved Valued African American Moms) at Minnesota Community Care, Nubian Moms at Open Cities Health Center, Iya Empowerment Circle at NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, Inc., and The African American Babies Coalition at Wilder Foundation.
The programs, for U.S. born African Americans, provide access to culturally-focused personal care navigators and community resources to help guide families through the health care system during pregnancy. Programs host performing arts, speakers, documentaries, and other activities to prepare families for healthy pregnancies and births.
Interested families can contact:
D.I.V.A. Moms Minnesota Community Care
Kindra McGee, CMA, D.I.V.A. Patient Care Navigator
Nubian Moms, Open Cities Health Care
NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center, Inc.
Kimberly A. Spates, Chief Operations Officer
Sameerah Bilal-Roby, Project Manager
Birth Injury Center
The mission of the Birth Injury Center (BIC) is to assist anyone who has been affected by a birth injury. The BIC’s website is a compilation of information around the different types of injuries and offers resources to assist families. Cerebral Palsy is the most common motor disability for children and it affects 1 in every 345 kids.