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Marina Riker's Blog

“There’s so many aspects of services that failed people that shouldn’t have,” said Marselles Coe... more »
posted 03/16/21
In Texas, a mother’s chance of delivering her child by cesarean section and a baby’s chance of... more »
posted 10/28/19
Over the course of a single night, four generations of Sabine Wiegand’s family were suddenly left... more »
posted 08/08/18

Marina Riker's Work

A reporter explains how she found women willing to speak out about substandard maternity care in south Texas by posting messages on Facebook.
A key group of Texas representatives considered a proposal Tuesday that would lengthen health insurance coverage for low-income mothers.
Shawn Thierry can’t recall the moment she gave birth, but she does remember how she almost died.