“In 21st-Century America, no woman should die in childbirth.” … But they do

“Maternity care desert is is where there is limited access for women who are pregnant.”¬† Access to health care is not just as simple as facilities being open. The distance someone has to¬†travel to get to that facility also matters. The people who live in “Maternity Desert” in Washington , D.C. are predominantly African American, […]

Links Roundup: Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality

Higher rates of maternal death among Black women in the US have been evident in research for a long time but have lately gotten a lot more mainstream coverage. The increase in coverage is important to raising awareness and implementing changes in health care that would improve outcomes, but it has unfortunately come out of […]