African American Women DYING to Give Birth

The headline by Pro Publica/NPR caught my eye. It startled me. It read, “Nothing Protects Black Women From Dying in Pregnancy and Childbirth.” Does nothing protect us? A month earlier I had learned I was pregnant with my second child. My first pregnancy ended at 26 weeks, 5 days when I gave birth¬†to my son¬†William. I spent 84 consecutive days in the hospital with him. I had no desire to repeat that experience but I Read more about African American Women DYING to Give Birth[…]

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