Maternal Mortality in Mississippi is Significantly Increasing for Black Women

Our CEO/Founder and Maternal & Infant Healthcare Advocate, LeJeune Johnson was interviewed by Mississippi Today about the recent Mississippi Maternal Mortality Report, issued by the Mississippi State Department of Health today. The latest Maternal Mortality Report for our State, notes that maternal mortality has increased from the last report (2013-2016). Most significantly impacted are Black women, who are 4x more likely to die from pregnancy related conditions than White women. #healthequity #maternalhealth

Read the article here:

Mississippi’s already troubling maternal mortality rate is worsening

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