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Apr 15

Umoja Nia Presents: Black Maternal Health Week Virtual Video & Discussion

April 15, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Event Objective: To center Black Maternal Health and to Lift up Solidarity of the Birthing Black Mother. We also know that to combat what we face as Birthing Black Women we must empower and educate ourselves and our community.
Black women in the United States are 3-4x more likely to die from child birth and pregnancy related causes than other races, according to the CDC.
Why is pregnancy killing black women?
This important short documentary talks to black women who lost babies, had difficult pregnancies, pre-mature births, and dangerous birthing experiences.
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