NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — In today’s health headlines, the maternal mortality rate is rising. Plus, how to reduce your risk of pregnancy-related complications and how artificial intelligence could help predict preterm birth.

Dr. Monique Rainford, Yale obstetrician, gynecologist and assistant professor at the Yale School of Medicine and author of “Pregnant While Black,” joined Darren Kramer on News 8 at Noon to discuss these topics.

Watch the video above.