NJ Maternal Mortality
NJ Maternal Mortality: A Critical Issue
A PANEL DISCUSSION
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?
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