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