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Racial/ethnic inequities in pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality.

Minehart RD, Bryant AS, Jackson J, et al. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2021;48(1):31-51. Epub 2021/02/13. doi: 10.1016/j.ogc.2020.11.005.

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March 10, 2021
Minehart RD, Bryant AS, Jackson J, et al. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2021;48(1):31-51.

Improving maternal safety and reducing disparities in maternal morbidity and mortality are national priorities. This article discusses inequities in maternal health outcomes and provision of care, factors involved in the relationship between race and health (e.g., racism, social status, health behaviors), and efforts at the national-, state-, and hospital-level to improve obstetric care and outcomes for Black mothers.

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Minehart RD, Bryant AS, Jackson J, et al. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2021;48(1):31-51. Epub 2021/02/13. doi: 10.1016/j.ogc.2020.11.005.