We are facing a maternal mortality crisis in America. And for Black moms, it's an epidemic. One major reason why? Racism. Let’s be clear: It's time to hold health systems accountable and demand change—because lives depend on it.
New research suggests we really must look at the potential impact of racism and implicit bias on women's outcomes.
Thank you for highlighting our research and the need to look as #Racism as a contributing factor to the #HealthDisparities between black and Latina, and white women
"Comparing birth outcomes among Black, Latina and white moms who had babies at the same hospitals in New York City, researchers found that women of color had a significantly higher risk of developing life-threatening birth complications than white women"