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Adriana Gallardo

Engagement Reporter

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Adriana Gallardo is an engagement reporter at ProPublica, based in NYC. In her hometown Chicago, she spent over a decade working as a print writer, online editor, and radio producer. Most recently, she oversaw a national series of 15 multimedia and community projects with NPR member stations. She also spent a year traveling the country collecting more than 400 local stories with the StoryCorps mobile booth.

Another Thing Disappearing From Rural America: Maternal Care

A new study shows that more than half of the country’s rural counties now don’t have hospitals with obstetric services. And women of color are being hit the hardest.

‘If You Hemorrhage, Don’t Clean Up’: Advice From Mothers Who Almost Died

We’ve heard from 3,100 women who survived life-threatening complications of pregnancy or childbirth. They told us what they wish they had known — and what they would say to other new and expectant mothers.

What We’ve Learned So Far About Maternal Mortality From You, Our Readers

Our first maternal health story started with unusual sources, an ask and lots of collaboration. We’re just getting started.

Do You Know Someone Who Died or Nearly Died in Childbirth? Help Us Investigate Maternal Health

By many measures, the United States has become the most dangerous industrialized country in which to give birth.

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