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 sheds light on relationship between perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and first time cesarean delivery among pregnant women.
What researchers learned is being used to create the first patient-reported outcome measures for reproductive health in this population.
Out-of-pocket spending for maternal and newborn hospitalizations among privately insured families can exceed $10,000 if babies require neonatal intensive care.
Study suggests that many women using emergency care for fibroids may be better served in alternative health care settings.