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.
Participants said the lesions caused similar or more distress than skin conditions like acne or psoriasis.
Study sheds light on relationship between perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and first time cesarean delivery among pregnant women.