Black Moms Face Triple the Risk of 'Preemie' Birth

pregnant woman holding stomach, looking out of windowBlack women are three times more likely than white women to deliver their
babies prematurely, a new study reveals.  Even worse, they are four times more
likely to give birth extremely prematurely — between 20 to 28 weeks
gestation.

Genetics are the most likely reason for the phenomenon, the study’s lead