As we enter into Black maternal health week, persisting racial disparities and efforts to close the gaps in maternity care are at top of mind for health systems, and cities across the country are calling for increased awareness of the issues. Many of these considerations include non-traditional approaches, including doula care and a focus on social determinants of health. 

4/11, CBS: Statistics on racial inequities in maternal health are staggering. Here's what one NYC hospital is doing to make improvements.

4/10, Seattle Times: Bridging the gap: Doula services as a solution to WA maternal health crisis

4/10, AXIOS: Pregnant at 35: "geriatric" pregnancy shouldn't be feared

4/9, Fierce Healthcare: Insurers, Uber unite against maternal mortality in Georgia with nutrition

4/9, The New York Times: Food Aid Program for Mothers and Children Will Provide More Fruits and Vegetables

4/3, Patient Engagement HIT: US lags in usual source of care, primary care access

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4/8, Passionate Pioneers: Empowering Expectant Mothers Through Virtual Care (with Anish Sebastian)

4/8, Healthcare Strategies: Keeping Private Practices Independent Amid Consolidation  

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