Fertility Friday: A Black Female Medical Doctor’s Perspective on Uterine Fibroids

Today, we are sharing Fertility Friday’s interview with Dr. Camile Hammond, an expert on infertility, to provide the perspective of a medical doctor, who is also a Black woman, on fibroids.

Camille T.C. Hammond, MD, MPH is the CEO of the Tinina Q. Cade Foundation. Dr. Hammond is an expert on infertility education, advocacy and support.  Her work has been published in peer-reviewed scientific literature and in newspapers and magazines. Dr. Hammond, as well as her work, have been featured on TV,and in the news. She has testified to legislators on Capitol Hill about infertility related legislation.

Dr. Hammond has hosted hundreds of education conferences for families sharing about different ways to become a parent and overcome infertility.  Through her Foundation, Dr. Hammond has awarded 92 families with grants of up to $10,000.

In Fertility Friday’s podcast, Dr. Hammond discusses why Black women are more prone to fibroids and how fibroids can relate to pain

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