Commonsense Childbirth

The JJ Way® is a midwifery model of care which has successfully reduced the incidence of low birth weight and premature babies among African-American and other minority women who are at greater risk for adverse perinatal outcomes and who lack access to care. Community Outreach Perinatal Education, or COPE – The JJ Way®, is a 48-hour, peer-level training that leads to the Certified Perinatal Educator (CPE) credential to expand prenatal care to Spanish-speaking populations by educating Spanish-speaking community birth workers.