First lady unveils plan to reduce NJ’s high rates of maternal and infant mortality

In New Jersey, a black mother is seven times more likely than a white mother to die from maternity-related complications

Since becoming New Jersey’s first lady, Tammy Murphy has put a bull’s eye on the state’s high rates of maternal and infant mortality. Among her goals is eliminating racial disparities that drive up the deaths.

On Monday, Murphy released the Nurture New Jersey Maternal and Infant Health Plan. It comes with a bold goal: reducing maternal mortality by 50% in the next five years. Correspondent Raven Santana reports.