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.
Participants said the lesions caused similar or more distress than skin conditions like acne or psoriasis.
The 100th report out of the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection details the experiences of 29 women who faced this rare life-threatening complication while pregnant.
When states expanded Medicaid eligibility, pregnant people were less likely to have disruptions in health care insurance around the time of pregnancy.
Rate of amphetamine and opioid use increased more among delivering moms in rural counties.