A ‘very serious conversation’: Pa. House panel hears fixes on maternal mortality crisis
The hearing, led by state Rep. Gina Curry, D-Delaware, who serves as co-chair of the Pennsylvania Women’s Health Caucus, focused on addressing the maternal mortality crisis, which disproportionately affects women and birthing people of color.
The U.S. remains a grim leader in preterm births. Why? And can we fix it?
As preterm births rise in the U.S., wealth does not ensure better pregnancy outcomes.
Six Pa. counties classify as ‘maternal health deserts,’ new report says
The report, which uses data from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration found that Cameron, Forest, Greene, Juniata, Sullivan, and Wyoming counties because “there were no hospitals providing obstetric care, no birth centers, no OB/GYN and no certified nurse midwives.”