In New Jersey, African American women are four or five times more likely to die of pregnancy-related complications than white women.
Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal outlines his priorities for fiscal year 2020 before the Senate budget committee.
Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumpter discusses a package of measures aimed at reversing maternal mortality rates in New Jersey.
When Phil and Tammy Murphy came into office last year, New Jersey was 45th out of 50th in terms of maternal mortality. There are now 12 different departments working on the topic. First lady Tammy ...
A doula is an informational, educational, and emotional support for women before, during and after birth.
New Jersey ranks 45th in the country in maternal deaths. According to United Health Foundation, about 38 women die for every 100,000 live births. The national average is about 21.
St. James Church in Newark was rocking Wednesday morning in anticipation of Gov. Phil Murphy’s visit, where Murphy and his progressive agenda are popular.
While diversity and training has increased in the medical field, patients who testified say cultural barriers can hinder access to high-quality medical care.
At a conference in Newark, health care workers, policy makers and state leaders are gathering. Proposing prevention strategies and improvements to obstetric care.
New Jersey's maternal mortality rate is nearly double the national average.