In the News: Green discusses new infant, maternal mortality statistics with Channel 3000, WPR

Tiffany Green, PhD, assistant professor in the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Reproductive and Population Health, joined local and statewide news outlets to talk about the latest U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics about infant and maternal mortality in the U.S.

Uncovering the causes of infant and maternal mortality – Wisconsin Public Radio

In this interview, Green emphasized the impact social determinants of health have on healthy pregnancies, how the pandemic may have affected maternal mortality in the last few years, and what needs to be done to protect the lives of pregnant people and babies.

Studies show rates of Black infant, maternal deaths increase in 2020, 2021 – WISC-TV/Channel 3000

In this interview, Green adds context about the latest maternal and infant mortality statistics, and why the conversation needs to shift to focus on systemic issues at the root of racial disparities.