Women in the U.S. are more likely to give birth early compared to women in other developed nations. What makes the U.S. different?
In addition to shared culture and values, a Black physician can offer Black patients a sense of safety, validation and trust
The pandemic has dramatically changed the pregnancy experience and the U.S. may have 500,000 fewer births as a result.
Fear of the pandemic and historically poor outcomes for Black women giving birth in hospitals is fuelling a demand for home births.