'Black women are three times more likely to die from complications of childbirth than White women in the U.S. Racism, and the stress it causes, can play a leading role in that disparity.' -- NPR
Each year, 358,000 women worldwide die from complications arising from pregnancy and childbirth, there are four million neonatal deaths and three million stillbirths.
The good news is that Tanzania has launched an innovative program to prevent mothers from dying in child birth. The bad news is that 23 women still die every day from birth-related complications.
Remember when Planned Parenthood tweeted on Halloween that it’s safer for black women (and abortion providers’ bank accounts) if they have abortions rather than give birth to their children? Well apparently, that’s because we’re all...
The disparity of Black women dying of breast cancer to White women is disturbing! Black Women Are More Likely To Die Of Breast Cancer Than White Women Via The Grio: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says black