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Working Together to Reduce Black Maternal Mortality

Black Infanth Health San Francisco - Working Together to Reduce Black Maternal Mortality

It is a fact that Black American women are dying of childbirth rate at a higher rate than other American women. The causes have been linked to heart problems, obesity, hypertension, and diabetes. That’s why it is more important than ever for the Black community to take this problem seriously and respond to it as […]

High Black Maternal Mortality Rate in the US

Black Infant Health - high Black maternal mortality rate for Black Women

The experiences of Mimi Evans and Erin Monk, two women who chose to give birth outside of their home states due to concerns about the quality of healthcare, show that the high rates of maternal mortality in the United States are disproportionately higher for Black women. Mimi Evans, a doula and nursing student from Houston, […]