Study suggests Black pregnant individuals are more exposed to chronic social stressors that may increase their risk for negative health outcomes, racial disparities.
People who delivered babies during the pandemic also reported more distress and anxiety.
Black women were twice as likely to get COVID-19 as white women, preeclampsia risk higher for all infected pregnant people in multicenter Michigan study.
New research uses theories of post-traumatic stress disorder to help educate practitioners on how to address trauma experienced by their patients.
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.
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.