Monique Jones, 30, holds her 5-month-old baby, Matthias, at her apartment in North Highlands. Jones has lost four children to birth complications. African American children in Sacramento County die at more than twice the rate of their white peers.
Monique Jones, 30, holds her 5-month-old baby, Matthias, at her apartment in North Highlands. Jones has lost four children to birth complications. African American children in Sacramento County die at more than twice the rate of their white peers. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com
Monique Jones, 30, holds her 5-month-old baby, Matthias, at her apartment in North Highlands. Jones has lost four children to birth complications. African American children in Sacramento County die at more than twice the rate of their white peers. Lezlie Sterling lsterling@sacbee.com

Racial disparities begin before birth

July 13, 2016 12:00 AM

UPDATED July 12, 2016 02:36 PM

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