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In the news, focus on the neglected postpartum period sheds light on questions of maternal mental health, and new research exposes the benefits of remote blood pressure monitoring in the postpartum period. Delivering equitable care continues to be a primary concern for care providers, plus two new articles in our Consumer Corner from Babyscripts' Senior Medical Director, Dr. Lauren Demosthenes. 

3/5, AMA: Why Medicaid should give moms full year of coverage post-pregnancy

3/5, Forbes: Six Hopeful Healthcare Trends for 2021

2/26, Becker's Hospital Review: Why hospitals need strong digital front doors: 7 execs weigh in

2/23, Patient Engagement HIT: How CVS Health Is Addressing Black Maternal Health Disparities

2/22, World Economic Forum: New mothers face hidden mental health crisis in lockdown

2/21, US News & World Report: Postpartum Depression Survivors Speak Out on Common Plight

2/19, The Washington Post: Perspective | A new mom, she expected breastfeeding to be a sweet experience. Yet every time she nursed, she was hit with sudden terror or sadness.

New research

2/19, BMC: Patient perceptions, opinions and satisfaction of telehealth with remote blood pressure monitoring postpartum

Consumer Corner

2/26, Joyja: 5 Easy At-Home Remedies for Period Cramps (feat. Dr. Lauren Demosthenes)

2/22, Insider: What is a retroverted uterus? Why having one won’t affect your ability to get pregnant (feat. Dr. Demosthenes)

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