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Lost Mothers Black Women Disproportionately Suffer Complications of Pregnancy and Childbirth. Let’s Talk About It.

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Lost Mothers
Black Women Disproportionately Suffer Complications of Pregnancy and Childbirth. Let’s Talk About It.

We started with 10 women who faced six different maternal complications.
by Adriana Gallardo Dec. 8, 8 a.m. EST

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Soon after Claire’s birth, Heather Dobbs said to herself “you cannot die on this table before you get to hold your daughter.” (Joanie Tobin for ProPublica)

Lost Mothers
Maternal Care and Preventable Deaths
About 700 to 900 women die each year from causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. And for every death, dozens of women suffer life-threatening complications. But there is a stark racial disparity in these numbers. Black mothers are three to four times more likely to die than white mothers. Nevertheless, black women’s voices are often missing from public discussions about what’s behind the maternal health crisis and how to address the problems.
It is estimated that up to 60 percent of maternal…

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