Maternal morbidity: The need for maternity care options

The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among developed countries despite spending significantly more on health care. There are too few maternity care providers, especially midwives, and a lack of access to comprehensive postpartum support. One organization is trying to change that by providing doulas to support women during labor and birth, along with prenatal and postpartum visits.

#Healthcare #News #Reuters


Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled.

Get the latest news on:
Follow Reuters on Facebook:
Follow Reuters on Twitter:
Follow Reuters on Instagram: