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Baby's Grasp

The Westchester Black Maternal and Child Center of Excellence (WBMCCE) facilitates public awareness, improved social determinants of health and the elimination of racial biases that negatively impact black maternal health outcomes. ​

The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate of any high-income country and significant disparities in outcomes – and the crisis is only worsening: the maternal mortality rate in 2021 was 89 percent higher than the rate in 2018.

The Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act will address this crisis through historic investments that comprehensively address every driver of maternal mortality, morbidity, and disparities in the United States. ​

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