Explaining Washington D.C.'s Maternal Mortality Rate

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Explaining Washington D.C.'s Maternal Mortality Rate
Maternal mortality rates in Washington, D.C. are due at least in part to income disparities.

While it may be one of the wealthiest cities in the U.S. The maternal death rate in Washington DC exceeds that of the national average. Advocates call it a tale of two cities; saying  many of those deaths point back to the city’s income disparities. Newsy National Correspondent Amber Strong explains why.