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Maternity community matters now more than ever

By Lydia O'Neill on 22 April 2021 Today, 22 April is the third annual Stephen Lawrence Day, named for the young black teenager who was murdered in a racially motivated attack in 1993. The focus of the day is on community and how it matters now more than ever in the tackle against ...

Black mothers’ lives matter

By Zeenath Uddin, Head of Quality and Safety and Mary Ross-Davie, Director of Scotland on 24 July 2020 Black pregnant women are five times more likely, and Asian women twice as likely, to die during pregnancy and childbirth than white women. For those of us who have dedicated our careers to supporting pregnant women to give birth safely and healthily, ...