Two doctors delivering a newborn

Race and Ethnicity Are Bigger Risks In Childbirth Than Age, New Study Shows

May 20, 2021

In the wake of growing recognition of a crisis in Black maternal mortality, last month the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announced a new goal to reduce racial disparities in maternal health by 50% in five years. Affiliate Rachel Hardeman, PhD, MPH comments on the movement's direction.