May 2, 2012
New Public Health
Preterm babies are born at a higher rate in the US than in 130 other countries, including many poorer nations, according to a report released today, Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm Birth, published by the March of Dimes and almost ...
January 1, 2009
In this study, the authors consider the effects of racism on African American women's experience of childbirth. Using focus groups, the authors explore whether racism and its ensuing stress is responsible for the high number of preterm African-American babies.