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Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus sets Goals for 2020

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus sets Goals for 2020

By Susan Tebben Just weeks after the birth of her twin daughters in 2004, state Rep. Erica Crawley, D-Columbus, went to an emergency room with severe abdominal pain.  At the time, she was breastfeeding her girls, and was still recovering from the trauma of their emergency C-section. She sat in the waiting room for hours in […]

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Black Maternal Health Week Highlights, Examines Racial Disparities in Health Care

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Black Maternal Health Week Highlights, Examines Racial Disparities in Health Care

Columbus is having its first ever Black Maternal Health Week BMHW, hosted by Restoring Our Own Through Transformation (ROOTT). ROOTT, established last year, is the region’s leading organization focused on maternal health for black women and women of color. The week examines birth and pregnancy as a social justice movement through a series of events […]

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