Texas has a problem with maternal mortality. “Mothers dying in childbirth is a growing problem in Texas. Mothers are losing their lives in childbirth is one of the most traumatic events in our society. We are in the middle of a crisis,” The Austin American-Statesman reported.

“Texas ranks last in maternal care. No expansion of Medicaid is available; 18 percent of mothers are uninsured while 9 percent is the national average.”

Joseph Willis lives in Galveston.


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