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Arline T. Geronimus

Work by Geronimus cited in account of Serena Williams' maternal health complications

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"Serena Williams' Childbirth Experience Should Be a Wake-up Call About the Medical Treatment New Moms Are Getting—Especially Women of Color" - Glamour. 01/17/2018.

Calling it a wake-up call, this article by an ob-gyn says Serena Williams' recent pregnancy, delivery, and postpartum complications are characteristic of racial health disparities in maternal health. The author cites Arline Geronimus's work on weathering - saying "the intersection of certain oppression - like racism, gender discrimination, and economic inequity - is unique to the experience of black women in the United states, and it can have a profound impact on health."

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