Maternal Mortality

Maternal Mortality

Top of Mind with Julie Rose

Holocaust Hero, Short Round, Smoking

Episode: Holocaust Hero, Short Round, Smoking

  • Jan 29, 2021 9:00 pm
  • 16:55 mins

The United States has the highest rate of maternal deaths among wealthy countries. Black women in America are two to three times more likely to die of pregnancy-related complications than white and Hispanic women—and most of these deaths are preventable. Neel Shah is an obstetrician-gynecologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and professor at Harvard Medical School. (Originally aired Apr 15, 2020).