Black Maternal Mortality

Black Maternal Mortality, Dr. Curry-Winchell, Dr. BCW, Black Mother, BBC News

Dr. Curry-Winchell, MD, Dr. BCW, joins BBC News for a panel discussion on maternal mortality rates of black women.  Health equity is an extremely important topic to Dr. BCW and this particular disparity hits very close to home for Dr. Curry-Winchell.  In fact during this panel discussion Dr. BCW shared her own experience with pregnancy and how dismissal almost cost her life.  This panel discussions covers a number of different concerns surrounding the 3x death rates black women face when compared to other races.  Dr. BCW recently did a TEDx talk and shared a BLOG post on this same topic.

With all the misinformation out there it can be hard to find a source you can trust.  Dr. BCW, Dr. Curry-Winchell, prides herself on being that a trusted advisor for health information.  She is passionate about health advocacy and also health equity.  If you are looking for a health contributor that will provide health information in an understandable way, with health facts please consider following Dr. BCW on social media where she is providing information on health topics to help spread health literacy.

Check out the video below to see the information that Dr. BCW, Dr. Curry-Winchell shared with the BBC News and the panel discussion on Black Maternal Mortality.  Thank you for taking the time.


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