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.