Presented by CNN and Every Mother Counts

    About This Project

    CNN and Every Mother Counts present the surprising journey of four women as they give birth in America. The films seek to raise the profile and issues of maternal health in the United States.
    Produced by Every Mother Counts, with executive producer and founder Christy Turlington Burns.

Meet the Mothers 

    New York

    Challenges of giving birth in New York

    The U.S. is the only industrialized country with a rising maternal mortality rate. Learn how doulas in New York help low-income women of color during birth.

    Florida

    Montana

    Woman drives hours to avoid cesarean

    The U.S. is the only industrialized country with a rising maternal mortality rate. In Montana, a pregnant woman travels hours to avoid a cesarean section.

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