NJ Spotlight News

Solutions needed for disparities among mothers of color

Clip: 04/13/2022 | 3m 53s

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A Black mother in NJ is seven times more likely than a white mother to die from maternity-related complications. A Black baby is more than three times as likely than a white baby to die before their first birthday. Dr. Damali Campbell-Oparaji is an OBGYN at University Hospital in Newark. She’s been among the most vocal in the state for the need to fix what many call a shameful problem.

Aired: 04/13/22 | Rating: NR

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