Black women birthing: Interview with nurse researcher Dr. Monica McLemore | KALW

Black women birthing: Interview with nurse researcher Dr. Monica McLemore

Aug 10, 2015

When it comes to giving birth, the complications for women of color are unusually high. And why is that?

MONICA MCLEMORE: That statistic is true. Black women are four times more likely to die in childbirth when compared to white women. 

KALW's Leila Day gets some answers from Dr. Monica McLemore, a nurse scientist and one of the coordinators of the Black Women Birthing Justice.

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For more information on Black Women Birthing Justice click here. 

For more information on Birth Justice Project click here.