Public Health Outreach for Pregnant Women for an African American Population

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15 pages and 19 sources. This paper considers the importance of public health outreach for women who are pregnant, especially women in the African American community. Because African American women have a higher risk of complications in pregnancy lack of health care access and infant mortality this outreach specifically targets this population. This paper looks at one populaiton, the African American women of Pontiac Michigan, but can also be applied across different populations.