“Dying after childbirth: Women in Texas are at high risk, especially if they’re black”

August 12, 2017

 

“Dying after childbirth: Women in Texas are at high risk, especially if they’re black”

 

Black women in Texas are dying with frightening frequency after childbirth—at a rate three times higher than that of white women. A state representative and a black mother, Shawn Theirry has proposed a bill aimed at studying how race and socioeconomic factors affect access and care for pregnant black women, and how to positively impact women’s health.

 

To read more, click here. https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/dying-after-childbirth-women-in-texas-are-at-high-risk-especially-if-theyre-black/2017/07/21/0a835f0a-6b00-11e7-b9e2-2056e768a7e5_story.html?utm_term=.e8dffa32b6ed

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