Black pregnant people in Detroit surveyed about barriers and challenges in receiving effective and equitable prenatal care.
Study suggests hospital-based maternal deaths are occurring earlier in pregnancy or postpartum – while maternal deaths occurring at the time of delivery are declining in the U.S.
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.
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.