NJ Spotlight News

Maternal Health Center aims to close gap in access to care

Clip: 04/15/2022 | 3m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

This week is Black Maternal Health Week - highlighting the disparities in health outcomes for pregnant black women. According to the CDC, Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than white women. And in New Jersey, a Black baby is over three times more likely than a white baby to die before his or her first birthday.

Aired: 04/15/22

Rating: NR

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