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Statement from Mocha OB on Black Maternal Health Week and the Recommendations for Black Women Health Initiatives

PR Newswire,  April 19, 2019 

 

Mocha OB, a group comprised of over 500 female OB/GYNs, OB trained Family Practice Physicians and Cardiologists of color have been working all week in various activities and have issued the following statement regarding Black Maternal Health Week. Download Press Release

 

 


Louisville mom shares story of rare heart failure following pregnancy

Kate Springer  Feb 16, 2019 

Slayton delivered baby Seth with no complications, but in the days and weeks following his birth, she began experiencing extreme shortness of breath.

 

 


Easing the Dangers of Childbirth for Black Women

The Editorial Board -- April 20, 2018

The rate of maternal mortality in the United States, already higher than in other wealthy countries, has risen by more than half since 1990. The grim increase is largely because of alarmingly high rates among black women, who nationally are three times as likely to die in pregnancy or childbirth as white women.

 


PMS Cramping vs. Common Early Pregnancy Symptoms

Ashley Gray -- March 8, 2018

If you're having cramps a week before your period when you usually only start having cramps a few days before, then you may be experiencing implantation cramping.