Improving Health of Black Mother: Advice from Clinicians

April 11-17 is Black Maternal Health Week. Originated by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance, it is a week of awareness, activism, and community building.

Last year, the White House formally recognized the initiative and the health disparities that Black women encounter. According to the CDC, Black women are three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than White women.

We recently asked our OB hospitalists to share advice they have for other health care providers to address Black maternal health inequities.

“Listening to our BIPOC (Black,...

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