Borough President Gibson speaks at a podium at a press conference.

BOROUGH PRESIDENT GIBSON JOINS BIRTHING ADVOCATES TO CALL FOR LEGISLATIVE ACTION TO COMBAT HIGH RATES OF MATERNAL MORTALITY AND MORBIDITY

Bronx, NY — Today, Bronx Borough President Vanessa L. Gibson and Deputy Borough President Janet Peguero joined with birthing advocates to call on New York State to implement three policy recommendations to amplify the needs of Bronx birthing persons, and to reduce the high rates of maternal mortality and morbidity among Black women in the…