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The Naked Truth: Death By Delivery

The Naked Truth: Death by Delivery. Nelufar Hedayat investigates a crisis in maternal care, exploring why African American women are up to four times more likely to die of pregnancy related causes than their white counterparts.

BK Stories: Ancient Song Doula Services

Ancient Song Doula, run by Chanel Porchia in Brooklyn, provides spiritual and emotional support and free services for low-income families.

Giving Birth In America: New York

Every Mother Counts presents a new three-part, short film series, “Giving Birth In America” – which examines some of the reasons that the U.S. is falling so far behind in maternal healthcare. The U.S. has the worst outcomes of any industrialized nation and is one of only eight countries where maternal deaths are increasing. The "Giving Birth In America" series follows pregnant women living in New York, Florida and Montana to document the final weeks of their pregnancies and examine their healthcare options. For more information, visit

Producer: Clancy McCarty Executive Producer: Christy Turlington Burns Directory of Photography: Jessica Dimmock Editor: Josh Banville Original Music: Richie James Follin