maternal health

Black women are six times more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than white women in California.
The health coach co-founded Loom to help women have healthy and empowered sexual and reproductive lives.
“Folks will keep dying if we don’t fully address racial injustice and inequities in our country,” the vice president said after a police officer killed the young Black man.
“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.
The black maternal mortality crisis is not improving. Doulas can help.
Reducing maternal mortality by half, California is U.S. outlier in “despicable” trend.
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.”
You see, it was the first time that I could see in the eyes of this mother that our work mattered. All of the fundraising
A new publication by the WHO has produced 49 recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience. Death
And I just can't stop thinking about her. (Mothers and children wait to be seen at the Medishare clinic in Marmont, Haiti
While innovative financing and new systems approaches will help achieve this goal, we cannot bridge the resource gap and truly accelerate our progress without innovation. The US Agency for International Development (USAID) is committed to fostering innovation to reach this goal.