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Time To Deliver: Putting an end to Black women dying in childbirth is easier than you think

The newly released 2019 March of Dimes Report Card finds that Black women are three to four times more likely to die than white women from pregnancy complications. (Adobe Stock) Giving birth to a baby is typically a celebratory event. New mothers are supported and surrounded by family and friends wishing the very best for… Read More »

California law created to prevent Black women from dying during childbirth

A nurse holds a newborn baby in maternity hospital. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) Thanks to Serena Williams advocacy on the issue of Black women dying during childbirth at disproportionately high rates (as compared to their white peers) has gotten substantial attention. This week California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill to address the… Read More »

Parents robbed of dying baby photos

A heartbroken Melbourne family is pleading for help to locate a lost mobile phone that contains photos of their dying 11-month-old daughter. Jay and Dee Windross’ phone, full of precious memories of little Amiyah, was left in the toilets next to Target at Chadstone yesterday. The Boronia parents are asking anyone who knows anything about… Read More »