People who delivered babies during the pandemic also reported more distress and anxiety.
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.
Michigan-wide effort connecting primary care providers with psychiatrists and behavioral specialists for consultation and training supports their ability to provide care in local clinics.