Racial disparities in maternal mortality.
Maternal death or harm is disproportionately experienced by women of color in the United States. This perspective discusses legislative efforts to address discrepancies affecting the safety of this patient population. The author reviews weaknesses of this approach which include a lack of emphasis on state-level analysis of the problem to address system-level contributors to the problem.
Bridges KM. New York Univ Law Rev. 2020;95(5):1229-1318.