Hospital choice, higher maternal BMI and larger baby size increase chances of cesarean deliveries, according to an abstract presented at the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s annual Pregnancy Meeting.
Mostafavi covers communications for C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. She leads media relations and helps coordinate social media content related to children’s and women’s health topics. Prior to joining the U-M Health System in 2012, Mostafavi spent 10 years as a journalist.
1 in 9 publicly insured and 1 in 11 privately insured children received low-value care in 2014, researchers find.
Despite an ACA mandate that large, employer-based health plans cover maternity care, some are shouldering more of the expenses tied to having a baby.
Diagnoses of mental health and substance use disorders associated with three times higher odds of overdose.
Study uncovers disparities in dangerous birth experiences between women living in rural and urban communities.
Major complications fall by 12%, time on a ventilator declines by 13% among children in the cardiac ICU at PC4 hospitals.