PBS NewsHour

The health risks pregnant women of color face in rural areas

Clip: 03/29/2023 | 9m 5s  | Video has closed captioning.

A CDC report shows maternal deaths nearly doubled over three years, with over 1,200 deaths in 2021. Rural communities, where maternal mortality is almost double urban rates, struggle to access lifesaving maternal healthcare. With support from the Pulitzer Center and in collaboration with the Global Health Reporting Center, Stephanie Sy reports from Pickens County, Alabama, for our series Rural RX.

Aired: 03/29/23

Rating: NR

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