Woman getting vaccine

The new coronavirus vaccine has dominated the news cycle this week, with the maternal health community questioning its efficacy and potential harm to pregnant women, and whether or when they will be in line to receive it. Mental health continues to be major concern for the maternal population, especially as the weather gets cold and the holidays approach. Plus, exciting news from Babyscripts!

12/11, ABC: Doctor looks for solutions as maternal health crisis worsens in the US

12/11, The New York Post: FDA may recommend against pregnant women getting Pfizer vaccine

12/10, The Washington Post: Medical research again leaves pregnant women waiting for a vaccine — this time for coronavirus

12/10, New York Magazine: Should Pregnant People Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

12/8, Health Affairs: Despite Many States Doing What They Can, The Federal Government Must Act Now To Extend Postpartum Medicaid Coverage

12/7, Forbes: Pregnant People Aren’t Receiving Mental Health Support During Coronavirus, Study Finds

ICYMI:

12/11, Electronic Health Reporter: Six Digital Health Trends For 2021

12/8, The Washington Business Journal: Babyscripts nabs $4M from network of health system investors

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