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Category: Black Maternal Health

Black Maternal Health Week 2021

NC Sen. Natalie Murdock

SiX is proud to partner with the Black Mamas Matter Alliance on Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW), a week of education and advocacy around the experiences of Black Mamas.

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RFLC Research Spotlight: Black Maternal Health Research

In the first two months of this year, the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act was introduced in Congress, the Massachusetts legislature passed an Act to Reduce Racial Disparities in Maternal Health, and Kentucky legislators introduced a package of 21 bills under the Kentucky

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Advancing Black Maternal Health Policies Across the States

We know that racism at the institutional, structural, and interpersonal levels — both historically and present day — drives disproportionate maternal health outcomes for Black birthing people. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated this, compounding the barriers faced by Black, brown

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