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Their Voices. Their Stories. Their Lives. Our Mission.

The Center for Black Maternal Health and Reproductive Justice seeks to protect the Black birthing experience by advocating for quality, equitable, and respectful care in childbirth.

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Black mothers are 3-4X more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than their white counterparts. 

More than 80% of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable. Our annual report shows how the Center is impacting Black maternal health outcomes across the nation. 

2023 Annual Report

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Racce & Health Podcast

Under the Skin

In this episode, we shed light on how the social construction of race and its operators take a physiological toll of chronic exposure to racism.

Center Units

The Center for Black Maternal Health and Reproductive Justice is organized into six units: MOTHER Lab, Research Development, Maternal Health Epidemiology and Synthesis, Maternal and Child Health Policy, Education and Training Unit, and Community Engagement.

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Center Units

The Center for Black Maternal Health and Reproductive Justice is organized into six units: MOTHER Lab, Research Development, Maternal Health Epidemiology and Synthesis, Maternal and Child Health Policy, Education and Training Unit, and Community Engagement.

Learn More