Katherine Webb-Hehn is the Alabama Political Reporter for Scalawag. She's a Birmingham-based writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Bitter Southerner, In These Times, The Nation, PANK and elsewhere. You can follow her on Twitter @KAWebb_.
As Alabama figures out how to integrate midwifery into state-sanctioned care, will Black birth workers be left out? Or will the state with deep midwifery history figure out how to lead the country’s birth crisis?