Obstetrics & gynaecology

Report: 2020 to 2021 saw increase in maternal mortality rates

From 2020 to 2021, there was an increase in the maternal mortality rate, which was seen across racial and ethnic groups and across ages, according to a report published in the March Health E-Stats, a publication of the U.S. ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

OB-GYN workforce shortages could worsen maternal health crisis

A patchwork of state laws in the aftermath of a Supreme Court decision overturning the right to an abortion, combined with pandemic-related burnout and low reimbursement rates, could exacerbate an already looming national ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

7 million US women live in maternity care 'deserts'

The United States is still among one of the most dangerous developed nations for childbirth, especially in rural areas and communities of color, according to a new March of Dimes report. About 36 percent of U.S. counties ...


2016 to 2020 saw increase in rates of GDM across United States

The rates of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) increased from 2016 to 2020, according to the July 19 issue of the National Vital Statistics Reports, a publication from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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