Obstetrics & gynaecology

Pre-pregnancy health coverage climbs after Medicaid expansion

The number of low-income women enrolled in Medicaid before becoming pregnant rose substantially in states that expanded Medicaid eligibility through the Affordable Care Act, according to researchers at Columbia University ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

New mothers' breastfeeding pain can affect infant health

Breastfeeding pain is not often recognized as a problem, but a majority of first-time mothers experience this type of pain, which may lead some to stop breastfeeding altogether. A new study from Western University has discovered ...

Pediatrics

CDC: infant mortality rate varies greatly among states

(HealthDay)—Infant mortality rates in the United States vary substantially by state, according to a QuickStats report published in the Aug. 24 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and ...

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