Over a five-year period, 24% of pregnant and postpartum women in study reported unmet health care needs due to cost; 60% reported health care unaffordability.
Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital
Study suggests racial and ethnic disparities in severe maternal morbidity rates up to a year after delivery, higher risk for those with anxiety and depression.
Study sheds light on relationship between perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and first time cesarean delivery among pregnant women.
Out-of-pocket spending for maternal and newborn hospitalizations among privately insured families can exceed $10,000 if babies require neonatal intensive care.