Racism Linked to High Maternal and Infant Mortality for Native Women
“We stopped keeping statistics on the number of Native moms and babies that are lost in our region; it was just too upsetting.”
A Maternity Care Desert Threatens Lower Income Women in Washington, D.C.
The closure of two labor and delivery wards in D.C.’s poorest neighborhoods presents a challenge for communities with already alarmingly high maternal and infant mortality rates.
Did the Flint Water Crisis Increase the City's Infant Mortality Rate?
Current numbers don’t show a huge change, but researchers are keeping their eye on trends.