Black women have much higher rates of pregnancy and birth complications than white women. This is unacceptable.
The campaign and activities for Black Maternal Health Week serve to amplify the voices of black mamas and center the values and traditions of the reproductive and birth justice movements. Activities during BMHW are rooted in human rights, reproductive justice, and birth justice frameworks.
Follow and use hashtags #BMHW19 and #BlackMaternalHealthWeek to show your support.
Learn more about Black Maternal Health Week.
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Read about the Black Mamas Matter Alliance on Public Health Newswire.