Did you know that currently, the U.S. is the most dangerous developed nation in which to have a baby and Washington, D.C. has among the worst maternal mortality rates in the country?
This is the news shared by March of Dimes CEO & President Stacey Stewart and one of the reasons the organization launched their new campaign #UnspokenStories.
Stacey says the United States is in the midst of a maternal health crisis with over 380,000 babies being born prematurely each year, as well as 50,000 women experiencing life-threatening complications as a results of pregnancy and childbirth.
Black women are three to four times more likely to die from pregnancy or delivery complications than white women.
"The campaign sheds light on the urgent health crises moms and babies face in America through the voi...Read More