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Decline in Rural Maternal Care Hits Minority Communities Harder

Originally published by ProPublica as part of its “Lost Mothers” series on maternal care and preventable deaths. Maternity care is disappearing from America’s rural counties, and for the 28 million women of reproductive age living in those areas, pregnancy and childbirth are becoming more complicated — and more dangerous. That’s the upshot of a new report from the Rural […]