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Pennsylvania Addressing Maternal Health

March 14th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The rate of pregnancy-associated deaths has been on the rise in recent years. In Pennsylvania, there are 82 pregnancy-associated deaths per 100,000 live births. Black women are two times more likely to die during or in the first year after a pregnancy than white women. Acting Secretary of Health Dr. Debra Bogen spoke about the state’s budget plans to address maternal health issues and improve care for pregnant women…