Black women are hit hardest by fibroids, diagnosed roughly three times as frequently as white women and with more severe symptoms.
A new paper highlights strategies that emergency departments can implement to support lactating emergency physicians.
Disruptions in insurance coverage disproportionately affect racial and ethnic minority women before, during and after pregnancy.
Hospital choice, higher maternal BMI and larger baby size increase chances of cesarean deliveries, according to an abstract presented at the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s annual Pregnancy Meeting.
Despite an ACA mandate that large, employer-based health plans cover maternity care, some are shouldering more of the expenses tied to having a baby.
Study uncovers disparities in dangerous birth experiences between women living in rural and urban communities.