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Health equity remains a hot button issue in the maternal health space and is gaining ground in the public consciousness, with advocates on Capitol Hill pushing for more exposure on the problem. New research has been released on the long term costs of maternal mental health issues, as well as recommendations for screening. Plus, women-consumers are increasingly turning to digital tools to manage their health.  

Health Affairs: Pathways To Equitable And Antiracist Maternal Mental Health Care: Insights From Black Women Stakeholders

Worth: How Women Are Embracing Digital Transformation To Take Charge Of Their Own Health

10/6, Fox News: Virtual care with remote monitoring reduces patients' pain, drug errors

10/6, Ms. Magazine: We Must Advance Maternal Health Equity in the Build Back Better Act

10/5, Fierce Healthcare: Mental health conditions increase complications and costs of pregnancies, study finds

10/5, Milbank Quarterly: Does a Rising Median Income Lift All Birth Weights? County Median Income Changes and Low Birth Weight Rates Among Births to Black and White Mothers

10/5, Modern Healthcare: Racism a strong factor in Black women’s high rate of premature births, study finds

 

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