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Why Is the Black Maternal Mortality Rate So High?

Despite medical advancements, Black women in the United States continue to face an alarming reality: according to a study done by the CDC, Black women are 2.6 times more likely to suffer from maternal death than non-Hispanic white women. The maternal mortality rate for Black women also accounted for 69.9 deaths per 100,000 live births…