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.
Involving patients in pain management decisions significantly decreased opioid prescriptions without compromising pain control.
Transgender rights continue to be under threat in several states, but a new study reveals that young people’s views may conflict with older Americans when it comes to bathroom policies affecting transgender individuals.