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LA Times Today: In South L.A., turning to Black midwives to give birth
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LA Times Today: In South L.A., turning to Black midwives to give birth

Watch L.A. Times Today at 7 p.m. on Spectrum News 1 on Channel 1 or live stream on the Spectrum News App. Palos Verdes Peninsula and Orange County viewers can watch on Cox Systems on channel 99.

Black women are nearly four times more likely to die during pregnancy or childbirth than white women.

A birthing center in South L.A. is hoping to change that.

Take a look at how Kindred Space L.A. is building a community of support for expecting mothers.