Ynanna Djehuty

Joined Jul 2011
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Bio

About Me

I am an Afro-Dominicana born and raised in the Bronx. I am a midwife, writer and reproductive health activist. The focus of my work is on the empowerment of women and people of the African Diaspora, specifically discussing the Afro-Latina identity. I utilize my experience as a midwife and doula to raise awareness on maternal and infant health for women, highlighting the disparities in the healthcare system in the United States for women of color. I am one of the co-founders and the associate editor of La Galería Magazine, an online publication for Dominicans of the Diaspora.

My Vision

Being a maternal & women's health care provider while fighting for human rights.

Needs

Funding for my doula cooperative and projects.

Interests

Education EqualityGender-based ViolenceEmpowering GirlsWomen's HealthHuman Rights for WomenWomen in Leadership

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Ynanna Djehuty commented on The Bronx is [Birthin']: Birthwork in the 'Hood Oct 18, 2018 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Birthwork as Direct Action Aug 11, 2017 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Alumbramiento: A Latina Birth Reflection Aug 01, 2017 Ynanna Djehuty commented on She Gets It From Her Momma: An Afro-Indigenous Resistance Legacy Reflection Jul 20, 2017 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Controlling Birth: Reproductive Coercion & Birth Control Promotion – Jul 12, 2017 Ynanna Djehuty commented on The Bronx is [Birthing]: Disparities & Solutions Jun 24, 2016 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Reflections From A Grown Up Rainbow Baby Jun 21, 2016 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Of Mothers & Midwives: Respecting Birthing Mothers & Birthworkers Jan 06, 2016 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Claudia De la Cruz: Motherhood As a Part of Her Revolutionary Process Jan 02, 2016 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Prenatal Mental Health - The Missing Part of the Conversation on Global Maternal Health May 22, 2015 Ynanna Djehuty commented on The Postpartum: Reflections After Midwifery School May 05, 2015 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Becoming Ynanna May 05, 2015 Ynanna Djehuty commented on My life with & without Hijab Sep 27, 2014 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Weaving the web of peace Sep 27, 2014 Ynanna Djehuty commented on New York City! Some Thoughts About My Hometown On Tour Sep 26, 2014 Ynanna Djehuty commented on The Deep Breath Before The Leap: Thoughts In Preparation For World Pulse Live Sep 19, 2014 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Digitally Inspired, Locally Radical - The Power of Digital Empowerment Jul 31, 2014 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Nuestras Madres Jóvenes: On Teen Mommas and The Miseducation of Our Young Women Jun 27, 2014 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Returning to Myself: Lessons from Sexual Abstinence May 08, 2014 Ynanna Djehuty commented on Una Carta A Las Mujeres De Juárez May 05, 2014 Ynanna Djehuty loved Visions For the Future Apr 26, 2013 Ynanna Djehuty loved For the Woman Staring at Her Mother in Her Reflection: Dec 04, 2012 Ynanna Djehuty loved Holding The Safe Space Nov 03, 2011