In honor of Black Maternal Health Week, we are slightly changing the format of our Friday news-roundup. This week, we've compiled a list of recent news and important resources for understanding the challenges and barriers facing the Black community; and emerging innovations and policies that are seeking to target and address the issues.
News from the Week,
4/15, American Medical Association: A Black maternal health crisis in an American tragedy
4/13, The White House: A Proclamation on Black Maternal Health Week, 2021
New York Times: Why Black Women Are Rejecting Hospitals in Search of Better Births
Managed Healthcare Executive: Policymakers Must Take Action to Ensure Maternal Health Extends Beyond the Labor and Delivery Room
SELF: Black Maternal Mortality