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African American Premature Birth

Too Many African-American Babies Born Too Soon

Lisa Gittens-Williams, M.D. | Posted 07.02.2012 | Impact
Lisa Gittens-Williams, M.D.

Nearly one out of every six African-American babies in the United States is born premature. In Newark, New Jersey it's one in five. I am a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, and every day I see women who are at risk of delivering early.