Black Mothers Are Dying. The Least We Can Do Is Listen to Their Stories

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The US Is Facing a Maternal Health Crisis. Climate Change Is Making It Worse.

Cots and cribs are arranged at the Mountain America Expo Center in Sandy, Utah, on April 6, 2020, as an alternate care site or for hospital overflow amid the Covid-19 pandemic. According to a National Center for Health Statistics report released on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, maternal mortality rates for US women climbed higher in … Read more

The Benefits of Getting the Covid Vaccine as a Pregnant Black Woman

A new CDC study shows that infants born to pregnant people who were vaccinated during their pregnancy were 61 percent less likely to be hospitalized for a Covid infection compared with babies born to unvaccinated pregnant people. (Shutterstock) Subscribe to The Nation Subscribe now for as little as $2 a month! Thank you for signing … Read more