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Black Maternal Health Week

Updated: Oct 13, 2022

Black Maternal Health Week is recognized each year from April 11-17 to bring attention and action in improving Black maternal health. Everyone can play a role in working to prevent pregnancy-related deaths and improving maternal health outcomes. (CDC)

Vice President Harris convened a cabinet meeting on maternal health care, marking the first time an administration had held a meeting at the cabinet level to address the issue.

Creating awareness, inspiration and activism around issues related to maternal health and reproductive justice for Black mothers is a collaborative effort. These issues are more important than ever as Black women continue to die at disproportionate rates during childbirth.




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