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Maternal Health

Maternal health is one of our priority areas because of the worrying statistics and outcomes facing women from Black and Asian communities:


Did you know that:

  • Black women four times more likely to die during pregnancy, labour, or postpartum

  • Asian women two times more likely

  • Black women are twice as likely to have their baby die in the womb or soon after birth;

  • Black and Brown women are at an increased risk of readmission to hospital in the six weeks after giving birth

  • Research by Five times more: negative experiences were found to fit within a framework overarched by three interrelated constructs centred around the healthcare professional (HCP): Attitudes, Knowledge, Assumptions


Read the reports to find out more (Black Maternity Experience and Birthrights)

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