Major Childbirth Complications More Likely for Black Women
Black women have the highest risk of life-threatening birth complications in the United States, a new study finds.
Compared to whites, black women had a 70 percent higher rate of major birth problems, the University of Michigan researchers reported.
“Celebrities like Serena Williams who have shared their birth-related emergency stories publicly have drawn the national spotlight to the urgent need to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in care for women around the time of delivery,” said study lead author Dr. Lindsay Admon. She said studies like this one are needed to drive and target those changes…………