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GM In the Gambia, women have been marching in the streets of Serekunda to demand the right to safety during childbirth. During the march, they were told that a women had died while giving birth. Binta Senghore is one of the organisers:  

MZ In Mozambique, aid agencies warn of an increasing humanitarian crisis GMGambian women demand safety during childbirth. This and more in the latest Africa Today podcast 🎧

Through a new pilot program, approximately 150 lower-income Black and Pacific Islander pregnant women in San Francisco will receive a $1,000 monthly stipend in an effort to curb high rates of deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth

Attachment parenting, natural childbirth, holistic nutrition: Increasingly, these communities are targets for QAnon

Kate chatted with parents helped by Home-Start, childbirth trust'>National Childbirth Trust and MUSH. A key part of many peer support networks is the ability to meet up and spend time together, which has been affected by COVID-19.

🏛️ Weinberger v Wiesenfeld: A man whose wife died in childbirth, leaving him alone to care for their newborn son, went to the local Social Security office to inquire about survivors’ benefits for parents. He learned that he didn’t qualify because he was a man.

Through a new pilot program, approximately 150 lower-income Black and Pacific Islander pregnant women in San Francisco will receive a $1,000 monthly stipend in an effort to curb high rates of deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth

Someone just sent this to me. It's a week from today. The 50 names the flyer references, is the number of inmates who have died while in custody at the detention center since 2004. It's 51 if you count a child/fetus who died during childbirth at the jail.

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Through a new pilot program, approximately 150 lower-income Black and Pacific Islander pregnant women in San Francisco will receive a $1,000 monthly stipend in an effort to curb high rates of deaths related to pregnancy and childbirth

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Black women are 243% more likely to die from pregnancy or childbirth-related complications than white women — this father brought his heartbreaking story to Congress to change that

Black newborn babies in the US are more likely to survive childbirth if they are cared for by Black doctors, but three times more likely to die when looked after by White doctors, a study finds.

Black women are 243% more likely to die from pregnancy or childbirth-related complications than white women — this father brought his heartbreaking story to Congress to change that

Danielle Brooks hooked her partner Dennis up to a contraction simulator to give him a tiny glimpse at what childbirth actually feels like

American women today are 50% more likely to die in childbirth than their own mothers. Let's not mince words. The loss of reproductive freedom means more dead women.

Got a call last night. Daughter of one of my best friends had died. She was in her mid 20s. She had been expecting a baby but lost it. There were complications. This issue of black women dying at accelerated rates from pregnancy and childbirth has just been made real to me.

Serena Williams is the first mom to make the Wimbledon finals in 38 years, after almost dying in childbirth 10 months ago ??

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Serena Williams won her first match at the French Open, her first Grand Slam competition since she nearly died from childbirth complications that kept her bedridden for 6 weeks.

Don’t let this slip through in all the news: the number of women across America who are dying during or after childbirth keeps rising. We must address this.

This dude kept a woman chained and shackled to her jail bed during childbirth. I will never forget that story...

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