Why it is that black babies in the U.S. are more than twice as likely to die than white babies? And why are black women dying from complications related to childbirth four times more frequently than white women?
Andrea N. Williams is a Doula who supports families during their birth journeys here in Baltimore. She is a member of the Community Advisory Board for Bmore for Healthy Babies, and a member of the Working Group for the “Black Mamas Matter Alliance,” a national organization focused on maternal health.
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