The Push To Reverse America's Rising Maternal Mortality Rates

A mother giving birth in the U.S. is three times as likely to die as a mother in Britain or Canada. That's largely because of the disproportionate toll on African-American moms. How can we reverse this devastating trend? This episode is part of our weeklong series "Beyond Mother's Day." | Want to support 1A? Give to your local public radio station at and subscribe to our podcast. Have questions? Email the show at and find us on Twitter @1a.

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