As we continue sharing our vision for confronting BIMR through our documentary series entitled, The_Gap, more and more communities are presenting stories about this as a matter of pubic health. San Bernardino County (California) reports a BIMR of 13.2 against 5.2 for infants of other races. Stunning, not really. Tragic is more accurate. Here is the piece.
What’s interesting to me about this article is the importance of nurse/family partnership in altering outcomes for both mother and infant. Here is the article: https://www.ibj.com/articles/72803-dr-richard-feldman-lawmakers-can-do-much-more-to-stem-infant-mortality
An important article about motherhood in America: https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/magazine/magazine_article/america-is-failing-its-black-mothers/