A Call to Action on Racial Disparities in NYC’s Maternal Health
photo credit: Bridget Coila

Each year in New York City, approximately 30 women die of causes related to pregnancy, with the largest burden of deaths falling on women of color.

A 2016 Lancet series on maternal health put this problem in shocking perspective: the risk for Black women in New York City of dying in childbirth is double that of women living in some developing countries in Southeast Asia.

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