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U.S. Maternal Mortality Crisis Continues to Worsen, With Black Moms at Highest Risk

August 23rd, 2023

Maternal deaths in the United States have surged to their highest level in nearly 60 years, with rates that are far more dire for Black mothers compared with other racial groups, according to new federal data. In 2021, 1,205 women died of maternal causes, according to …