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Trump administration approves first Medicaid block grant, in Tennessee

Trump administration approves first Medicaid block grant, in Tennessee

Study examines how obesity affected postpartum hemorrhage outcomes at a tertiary care center

Study examines how obesity affected postpartum hemorrhage outcomes at a tertiary care center

WHO and HRP launch “Labour Care Guide” to improve women’s experience of childbirth

WHO and HRP launch “Labour Care Guide” to improve women’s experience of childbirth

Iceland joins with WHO to support work towards integrated brain health

Iceland joins with WHO to support work towards integrated brain health

Maternal stress may lead to preterm births, accelerate child's biological aging

Maternal stress may lead to preterm births, accelerate child's biological aging

Bangladesh women living in poorer households reluctant to use maternal health care

Bangladesh women living in poorer households reluctant to use maternal health care

Women living in least restrictive states are more likely to give birth to low-birth weight babies

Women living in least restrictive states are more likely to give birth to low-birth weight babies

Ground-breaking maternal health trial starts across 80 hospitals in Asia and Africa

Ground-breaking maternal health trial starts across 80 hospitals in Asia and Africa

New report estimates the global burden of stillbirths

New report estimates the global burden of stillbirths

COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to child and maternal health services, show surveys

COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to child and maternal health services, show surveys

Historical redlining associated with adverse birth outcomes

Historical redlining associated with adverse birth outcomes

Study reveals women’s experiences in maternity care based on insurance type

Study reveals women’s experiences in maternity care based on insurance type

Age and diabetes the biggest risk factors for death in pregnant COVID-19 patients

Age and diabetes the biggest risk factors for death in pregnant COVID-19 patients

Policies increase childbirth in health facilities

Policies increase childbirth in health facilities

Pregnancy and fetal outcomes with COVID-19

Pregnancy and fetal outcomes with COVID-19

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