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California Program Cautions Black Expecting Mothers About Low Birth Weights

Black babies are more likely to be born premature and underweight in the U.S. But a California-based group, the Solano County Black Infant Health Program, wants to change that with a new program aimed at educating Black pregnant women, the Times Herald reported. Health workers provide prenatal and postnatal classes and are taught about the importance of keeping stress levels down during pregnancy.

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