One year post-Roe v. Wade, officials say many pregnant people have to be ‘near-death’ to receive care for complications

Posted on · “They were so excited about [their] pregnancy, and then they got to a point of a miscarriage, a ruptured membrane, so many complications that so many women are afraid to share the story, and when they showed up at their doctor’s office, their doctor said, ‘I can do nothing.'"

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What overturning Roe v. Wade means for Black maternal mortality in Texas

Posted on · Nationally, Black people giving birth are three times more likely to die than their white counterparts, and twice as likely in Texas. That concerns reproductive justice advocates, who fear these outcomes will worsen now that Roe v. Wade is overturned, and people can’t access abortion services.