Maternal Mortality

OPINION: The Louisiana Republican’s comments on maternal mortality rates illustrate why Black women are going to suffer the most when

/ May 23, 2022

Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, which reports the nation’s second-worst maternal mortality rate, told Politico that the state’s “outlier” numbers

/ May 21, 2022

Black women are electing to have community births at higher rates than other demographic groups, a new rush that is

/ May 8, 2022
Serena Williams

Awareness of the Black maternal health crisis has risen in recent years, but progress in preventing Black maternal morbidity or

/ April 7, 2022
Denise Williams

Denise Williams, a 29-year-old Black mother of two, went to Queens Hospital Center in August seeking treatment for postpartum depression.

/ October 13, 2021

A congressional committee examining the Black maternal health crisis heard emotional testimony from one of the committee’s own members. Democrat

/ May 8, 2021

Sen. Kamala Harris has introduced a new bill that will fund research and education on uterine fibroids. In July 2007,

/ August 1, 2020