maternal health

“It should not be incumbent on a Black woman to talk about Black women’s issues,” Harris said.
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The senator and 2020 presidential candidate is set to reintroduce legislation to address maternal mortality in the coming weeks.
Sen. Cory Booker reintroduced similar legislation in the Senate, notably aiming to improve black women’s access to maternal health care.
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A dramatic 200 percent increase in postbirth conditions like sepsis has disproportionately affected women of color.
Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand's newly proposed legislation focuses on social problems and medical interventions.
"I want them to treat us with the same care and concern that they show white women and children.”