By Eglė Krištopaitytė, Feb 27, 2023

However, Kecia Gaither, M.D., M.P.H, double board-certified in OB/GYN, notes it is worth asking whether they really increased or there is more transparent awareness on the issue due to the evolution of various media platforms.

Advances in reproductive technologies have changed the metrics “in regards to what is now defined as an adverse outcome,” magnifying a distinct disparity, she adds.

Gaither says that healthcare providers who don’t place equitable value on the life and well-being of a pregnant woman of color compared to a white woman also play an important factor in adverse outcomes.

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