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Day One Doula Collective reduces racial disparities in maternal and infant health outcomes

In Michigan, Black babies are three times more likely to die within the first year of life than white babies and Black women are nearly two times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women, according to 2019 data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Additionally, the preterm birth rate of babies among Black women is 59% higher than the rate among all other women.

These data points are not new for the state of Michigan.

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