When Amanda Ramthum and Shelley Patterson noticed a change in their babies’ movements in utero in the final weeks of pregnancy, they spoke up to their doctors about the change.
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.