Black Mothers & Black Babies Do Better With Black Midwives and Doctors

“Research published late this summer suggests that “newborn–physician racial concordance is associated with a significant improvement in mortality for Black infants,” i.e., when they received care from Black physicians. “

What you can take away from this study: For various reasons, not the least of which is racial bias, black mothers and their newborns have better outcomes when their care provider is black.

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