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Published on : 19 Jan 2019

In the U.S., black women are 2.6 times as likely to die due to a pregnancy-related cause as white women. Briana Green, a perinatal community health worker at Mamatoto Village in Washington, D.C., is trying to change that.
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Despite medical advances, the U.S. is one of only two developed countries where the rate of women who die from pregnancy is not falling. Black mothers are particularly at risk. Better basic care could help, as it has in the developing world. This short documentary tells the story of just one of the hundreds of mothers Mamatoto Village, a maternity-support organization in Washington, D.C., has served.

Read the full story featured in the January 2019 issue of National Geographic.
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CKN Toys Kids
CKN Toys Kids 6 months ago

10 bucks says Tommy Sotomayor wouldn't touch on this...all the pos does is talk about all the bad black women do.

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Oddbods - Official Channel

Why are they all getting pregnant at a young age, and have no manz to help them? :/ and I thought this was a show about animals..

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Like Nastya
Like Nastya 6 months ago

Don't know why the race matters.

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ToyPudding TV
ToyPudding TV 6 months ago

Экзотика )))))

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Miss Katy
Miss Katy 6 months ago

Not watching the video and instead directly reading the description makes this look like a video about homicide lmao

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Super Simple
Super Simple 6 months ago

Things will get better.

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Like Nastya
Like Nastya 6 months ago

this is great for these women

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Giọng Hát Việt Baby

Will there be rampant racism in the comments? Let's find out!

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Little Baby Bum - Nursery Rhymes & Kids Songs

A YouTube comment section concerning black people... Let the racism begin

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Shaun the Sheep
Shaun the Sheep 6 months ago

Why don't they use condoms and stop complaining. Why should I pay for your mistake .

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Pellumb Hajdari
Pellumb Hajdari 6 months ago

Didn't know National Geographic was Soros funded.

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Like Nastya
Like Nastya 6 months ago

omg black mothers are dying in the US !!!

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ShauntheSheep
ShauntheSheep 6 months ago

This is a crisis ! Thank you national geographic for letting me know that you are no longer valid.

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El Reino Infantil
El Reino Infantil 6 months ago

This is my greatest fear..to have a miscarriage..

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Giọng Hát Việt Baby

Why do these women just accept men only as sperm donors?

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Kid Slution
Kid Slution 6 months ago

why does the color play a role that's kinda racist

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Cocomelon - Nursery Rhymes

The ignorance just oozes out of people. If you don’t care or not interested just move on. No one and I MEAN NO ONE wants to read hatred. Move along.

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The Kiboomers
The Kiboomers 6 months ago

If you can't feed 'em, don't breed 'em.

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Upin Ipin Terbaik
Upin Ipin Terbaik 6 months ago

Thank you

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Kids Show
Kids Show 6 months ago

WHY Black mother? Why not just, mother. Fucxking racist!

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