In the Media Tag: Kate Fouquier

Tennessee women’s groups work to improve Black maternal health outcomes

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By 2019, Rep. London Lamar had seen a cousin die as a result of complications during childbirth. She had advocated for better support for women during pregnancy. And she had suffered her own devastating late-term pregnancy loss. Lamar, a Memphis Democrat who is Black, cited those experiences in introducing a resolution recognizing the role of… Read More

UTHSC starting advanced nursing midwife program

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Six years ago, Memphis had two or three midwives. It now has at least 10. Late this summer, it will have a program to train doctorate-level nurses in midwifery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. It is the only program in a public university in the tri-state area and the second in the… Read More