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Study highlights the need for improved access to midwifery units

Study highlights the need for improved access to midwifery units

Pregnancy-related public health programs effective at reducing maternal mortality rates

Pregnancy-related public health programs effective at reducing maternal mortality rates

Sepsis killing more people than earlier thought

Sepsis killing more people than earlier thought

Sepsis deaths found to be much higher than previously estimated

Sepsis deaths found to be much higher than previously estimated

Study examines within-hospital racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates

Study examines within-hospital racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates

Study reveals the staggering cost of childbirth

Study reveals the staggering cost of childbirth

Study explores the impact of Medicaid managed care on obstetrical care and birth outcomes

Study explores the impact of Medicaid managed care on obstetrical care and birth outcomes

Black mothers get less treatment for postpartum depression than other moms

Black mothers get less treatment for postpartum depression than other moms

Rural women experience higher rates pregnancy complications than urban peers

Rural women experience higher rates pregnancy complications than urban peers

State-of-the-art expert reviews provide insights into vitamin D research

State-of-the-art expert reviews provide insights into vitamin D research

UIC and IDPH receive $9.5 million grant to improve maternal outcomes in Illinois

UIC and IDPH receive $9.5 million grant to improve maternal outcomes in Illinois

Medicaid tweak might offer means to improve U.S. maternal health

Medicaid tweak might offer means to improve U.S. maternal health

'Family Connects' program can reduce the rate of early child abuse investigations

'Family Connects' program can reduce the rate of early child abuse investigations

Father’s nutritional pattern affects child’s cardiovascular health

Father’s nutritional pattern affects child’s cardiovascular health

Poor paternal diet may impact the heart health of offspring

Poor paternal diet may impact the heart health of offspring

Women being mistreated during childbirth in Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria

Women being mistreated during childbirth in Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar and Nigeria

Study finds upward trend in number of pregnant women with high blood pressure

Study finds upward trend in number of pregnant women with high blood pressure

Early planned delivery reduces impact of preterm pre-eclampsia

Early planned delivery reduces impact of preterm pre-eclampsia

Traumatic stress associated with depression risk among Central American immigrant mothers

Traumatic stress associated with depression risk among Central American immigrant mothers

IIASA researchers examine the link between castes and under-five mortality in India

IIASA researchers examine the link between castes and under-five mortality in India