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In America, data consistently shows that black women experience the highest rates of maternal and infant mortality compared to other ethnicities.

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An estimated 2 maternal deaths occur daily among black women in America, according to an Amnesty International report, which also considered that disparities in health outcomes are driven by unequal access to health services.

However, pregnancy and childbirth in America remains a relatively safe experience compared to other world regions. Of the 1000 women who die daily from preventable pregnancy-related causes, 99 percent die in developing countries. Similarly, most neonatal deaths occur in developing countries.

Yet, this safety is not seen in data among black women. Black women in America also have the poorest pregnancy-related outcomes.

For the rest of the story, go to theGrio.

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