"According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 700 women across the United States (U.S.) die each year as a result of pregnancy-related complications. More than 60% of these deaths are preventable, and non-Hispanic Black women experience pregnancy-related deaths at a rate three times that of Non-Hispanic White women." (AWHONN, 2021)
Below is a document detailing how the SBAR method can be applied to Black patients.
Black Maternal Health Week is April 11 - 17
It is a week of awareness, activism, and community building intended to:
To learn more about Black Maternal Health Week, please visit the Black Mamas Matter website.
Resources for LGBTQ Pregnant People & Parents