Health Rewind: Are Maternal Deaths Among Black Women Ignored?

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Black Women More Likely to Die During Childbirth: Where’s the Outrage?

In a new op-ed in RH Reality Check, a writer wonders where the outrage is around the high maternal death rate among Black women: We are three to four times more likely to die giving birth compared to white women. The author Cynthia Greenlee believes that the devaluing of Black women’s reproductive health is behind the lack of attention. 

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