Founded by a Black mom, the app gathers reviews by and for people of color about their experience with the health care system during pregnancy and delivery.
The women reported being verbally abused, having their requests for help go unanswered and having their physical privacy infringed upon, according to a CDC survey.
The latest case review from the state-led maternal mortality review committee outlines high rates of disparities, but notes that most pregnancy-related deaths happen up to one year postpartum.
The rate at which women in the U.S. are dying from pregnancy related causes more than doubled in recent decades. A new study, published in JAMA shows Black women and Native Americans are most at risk.
Rates of maternal mortality in the U.S. have soared, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. As Mother's Day nears, experts remember the women who died in childbirth.
Georgia’s new budget provides $1.7 million to the state health department for a pilot program that brings health care to the homes of some expectant mothers and young children.
A new study assesses a low-cost intervention aimed at reducing deaths from bleeding during childbirth. It's remarkably simple — and, according to a new study, quite effective.
A Boston hospital gets daily, home blood pressure checks for moms at risk for the pregnancy complication, pre-eclampsia. The effort is a response to alarming rates of Black maternal mortality.
After years of high rates, the country hit a new high during the pandemic, far exceeding rates in other developed nations. Black women are at especially high risk.
The rates of premature birth in the U.S. are high, especially in certain states. Experts worry that states restricting abortion have fewer maternal care providers than those with abortion access.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: On International Women's Day, our panel is looking at the issues that affect women in Georgia and across the nation.
That's what epidemiologist Jenny Cresswell of the World Health Organization said of death rate data in a new report she authored — "equivalent to almost 800 deaths a day or a death every 2 minutes."
Budget hearings at the start of Georgia’s legislative session saw state departments dive into Gov. Brian Kemp’s proposed budget and make a case for funding priorities.
The Maternal Levels of Care program from the Joint Commission designates facilities by available services for moms and babies, expanding a public health health program meant to improve perinatal outcomes.
Georgia doctors say telehealth monitoring of pregnant people provides better better, more frequent access to maternity care.