Protecting Your Birth: A Guide For Black Mothers

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In the United States, Black people are more likely to die during and after pregnancy, and Black babies are more likely to have health problems during and after birth, than the national average. This article explores the impact of racism on Black birthing experiences through personal stories, conversations with doctors, and the latest research. It also includes ways to advocate for better care at both a personal and societal level.