The number of expectant moms who receive no prenatal care is on the rise in North Carolina. Lack of access to care in rural areas is a big part of the problem.
Discriminating against a pregnant person is illegal in the United States for more than 40 years, but as these women's stories show, it still happens.
The Black Maternal Health Caucus unveiled a package of bills this week that aims to comprehensively improve health outcomes for Black mothers.
A decision in the case challenging the federal law is expected any day now.
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