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ABC conference: Better health care system critical for Black mothers (access required)

Pregnant women of color are more likely to die from pregnancy and childbirth complications than their white counterparts, regardless of their socioeconomic status, current data shows.   Sherita Bullock, executive director of Healthy Baby Network, said the issue is not the color of the women’s skin.   “Being black is not a risk factor,” Bullock said. “The risk factor is the way the system responds to ...
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