The CDC ranks Arkansas as the 3rd highest maternal mortality rate in the United States with a rate of 35 per 100,000 live births as compared to the national average of 20.1
In Arkansas, Black women die from maternal mortality at a rate of 71 per 100,000 live births as compared to a rate of 27.8 for non-hispanic white women.
60% of ALL maternal deaths are preventable. Too few women have access to quality and respectable care and advocacy.
We are working to change that!
Supporting Black Families in Arkansas to survive and thrive through pregnancy, early parenting, and breast feeding