By Sheryl Nance-Nash, Aug 18, 2022

“Black women have an accumulation of chronic stress from living in a race conscious society,” says Kecia Gaither, MD, director of perinatal services and maternal fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals, Lincoln in the Bronx, New York. “The impact of systemic racism [and] bias have had — and continue to have — an adverse impact on the health of Black women.” Other contributing factors include obesity, lower estrogen levels, tobacco abuse, and genetics, she adds.

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