WQED Digital Docs

VOICES: A Childbirth Crisis

04/16/2021 | 10m 9s | Video has closed captioning.

Decades of inequity in the healthcare system have led to a crisis in Black maternal health. Mothers and babies are dying in childbirth at an alarming rate, much higher than their White counterparts. In this episode of VOICES, African American women from Pittsburgh share experiences where their voices were not heard, and the devastating consequences that resulted.

Aired: 04/16/21

Rating: NR

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WQED Digital Docs is a local public television program presented by WQED.