Race-based maternal health disparities are no longer a concern of the minority — they are a concern of the majority. And they should be a top priority. If Medicaid doesn’t make room for alternative, potentially life saving maternal health models, we risk endangering the health of generations to come.
For Labor Day, we look at birth in Ghana, racial disparities in the U.S. and what constitutes “sex ed” in Utah.
The infant mortality crisis in the United States is one of the most shameful examples of health disparities in our country. Ending it may require a total “re-imagining” of prenatal care.