‘MOMMA’s Act’ to lower U.S. maternal deaths


This spring Illinois Congresswoman Robin Kelly and Senator Dick Durbin are proposing the “Mothers and Offspring Mortality and Morbidity Awareness” (MOMMA’s) Act in the House and Senate, respectively, with the goal of improving maternal and postpartum care across the nation, and especially to address the persistent gap between Black and white mothers.

Read the full story, in partnership with City Bureau, in Austin Weekly News.

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