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October 2017

Lost Mothers: Key Ways to Improve Maternal Health

October 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library,
10 Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn, NY 11238 United States

By many measures, the U.S. has become the most dangerous place to give birth in the affluent world. Each year 700 to 900 American women die from pregnancy or childbirth-related causes – up to 60 percent of which are preventable – and some 65,000 women nearly die. ProPublica and NPR have shined a light on this issue through the joint investigative series Lost Mothers, shifting the national conversation on maternal mortality from one of private tragedy to public health crisis.…

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