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NJ Maternal Mortality

posted Oct 11, 2019, 6:22 AM by Ellen Kemp   [ updated Nov 28, 2019, 5:53 AM ]
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NJ Maternal Mortality: A Critical Issue


Sponsored by The League of Women Voters of New Jersey

Women and Family Issues Committee


Join the discussion!

Free & Open to the Public

Thursday, November 14, 2019   |   7:00 PM

DeCorso Center   |   15 E 4th Street, New Providence


==>       Every day two women die in the U.S. following childbirth

==>       NJ has the 4th highest rate of maternal mortality in the U.S.

==>       An African American woman is five times more likely to die from complications of childbirth than a white women


What are the practices, economic realities and causes of New Jersey’s high rate of maternal mortality? 


How can we work together to

 improve care and outcomes in our state? 


Panel members:

Nastassia Davis, Founder, Perinatal Health Equity Foundation

Mary A. Ditri, Vice-President, Community Health, NJ Hospital Association

S. Nadia Hussain, Maternal Justice Campaign Director Moms Rising

Jill Wodnick, Montclair State University. Lamaze International

Judith A. Woop, RN, M.Ed

Maternal Health