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Maternal health got a national spotlight this week as Vice President Kamala Harris announced a federal plan to address maternal mortality and morbidity. Pregnant and postpartum mothers in rural areas struggle to get access to care and support through childbirth, and industry professionals highlight the need for better data and the role of the digital health startup.

12/8, PEW: Rural Midwives Fill Gap as Hospitals Cut Childbirth Services

12/8, Patient Engagement HIT: HHS Adds Maternal Health Outcomes to Care Compare Website

12/7, Bloomberg: Kamala Harris Rolls Out Plan to Reduce High U.S. Maternal Mortality Rates

12/7, USA Today: Tackle maternal health disparities, mortality with data and better care

12/02, The Hill: Maternal and child health legislation must be prioritized now

11/29, Second Opinion: Every digital health startup is a clinic now 

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