City Paper recently published the cover story “Women in D.C. Face Obstacles at Every Step of Pregnancy and Childbirth,” a piece telling the stories behind D.C.’s high maternal mortality and morbidity rate.

This week, on Washington City Podcast, Kayla Randall, who wrote the piece with Kaarin Vembar, joins host Will Warren to discuss the piece and the state of maternal care in D.C.

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Music for this episode was by Lee Rosevere and Jahzzar, used under the Creative Commons license.