Michele Norris http://michiganradio.org en Why Black Women, Infants Lag In Birth Outcomes http://michiganradio.org/post/why-black-women-infants-lag-birth-outcomes The overwhelming majority of babies in the U.S. are born healthy, and their growth brings joy and comfort to their parents.<p>But across the country, there is a whopping disparity in birth outcomes based on race. Black women fare worse than white women in almost every aspect of reproductive health.<p>"Any state you look at, you see the same disparities, and race is the strongest predictor of disparities," says Dr. Deborah Ehrenthal, of Christiana Care Health System in Delaware. Sat, 09 Jul 2011 16:02:58 +0000 Michele Norris 3228 at http://michiganradio.org