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Health

‘Giving Birth In America’ — Documentary Premieres Today on CNN

By Women's Voices For Change
"Giving Birth in America" follows four pregnant women and their healthcare providers in Florida, Montana and New York in the days leading up to delivery. Together, they navigate the challenges of race, poverty, chronic illness, obesity and other inequalities that can be attributed to the U.S. being the only developed country whose maternal mortality has been consistently on the rise since 1990.
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2005 – 2015: Women’s Voices for Change Celebrates 10 Years

By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.
By Patricia Yarberry Allen, M.D.

Ten years later, I am pleased to report that our organization, WVFC, is still here. This year we will embark on a mentoring initiative to show women on the cusp of the second half of life that their best decades are ahead of them. And today, we are honoring Christy Turlington Burns at our annual luncheon in New York. She has been chosen as our 2015 Champion for Change, an award given to women who have made a difference.

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