Progress being made on both the federal level and city level to address disparities in maternal health
NEW YORK -- A step has been taken forward in what some are calling a maternal health crisis.
Numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show Black women are more likely to die from giving childbirth.
The outlook is even more grim in New York City, but as CBS2's Lisa Rozner reported, an announcement made in Brooklyn on Tuesday could change that.
The Labor and Birthing Unit at Woodhull Hospital is special, says patient Jennifer Rosario, who is 8 weeks pregnant. She gave birth at Woodhull once before.
"What sold me the most was that we get our own rooms. I never had that experience with my previous pregnancies," Rosario said. "I had midwives every time I came to appointments.
NH Birth Center BLOG
This blog has contributions from Doula's and Midwifes from the North Houston Birth Center, along with articles from other medical personnel from different websites with their credit and link at the bottom of each article.