ST. LOUIS – A new birth center in Ferguson is designed to provide Black women with better postpartum care.

A recent Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services report found Black women were four times as likely to die within one year of pregnancy compared to white women.

Okunsola Amadou is the founder and CEO of Jamaa Birth Village. Amadou explained the kinds of care they provide and spoke about their exciting expansion. Click here to learn more.