The Every Woman Counts event is one of our favorite events of the year. We love seeing the direct result of supporting this cause and saving babies’ lives.
Let us be clear: the same systemic racism that led to the abhorrent killing of George Floyd last week also helped create the Black maternal health crisis in America.
Black babies are two times more likely to be stillborn in America than white babies. Every year we lose nearly 7,000 Black babies in the final weeks of pregnancy.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is partnering with Count the Kicks to educate and empower pregnant women in South Carolina about the importance of tracking fetal movement in the third trimester of pregnancy.