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'I'm one of 14 Black birthing centers in the U.S.' | San Antonio nurse giving women peace of mind as they give birth

A Black midwife opened up a birthing center that lets women bring life into the world as they wish --- a world where Black women may never see their baby turn one.

Natassia Henry

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Published: 11:25 PM CST February 25, 2023
Updated: 8:30 AM CST February 28, 2023

The maternal morbidity rate in the U.S. is higher than it should be for a wealthy country. Black women face the highest odds of dying due to childbirth complications, so a Black former labor and delivery nurse created a space for women to birth their babies and be listened to while doing so. 

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