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MOMMA’s Act Tackles Racial Disparities In Maternal Health Services

About 700 women die each year in the United States because of pregnancy or delivery complications. And the situation in Illinois is even worse than the national average.

Morning Shift breaks down recent efforts to curb pregnancy-related deaths in the U.S.

GUEST: U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL), sponsor of the MOMMA's Act

Dr. Nicole Williams, OB-GYN and founder of The Gynecology Institute of Chicago

LEARN MORE: Pregnancy-Related Deaths (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Read the MOMMA's Act here

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