Abysmal maternal mortality rates necessitate change to ACOG guidelines for postpartum care, calling for multiple, earlier visits. Ob/Gyn Dr. Kenneth Rao and Certified Nurse Midwives Linda Bloom and Sue Hudson explain.
A chat with Beri Ridgeway, MD, newly appointed chair of the Cleveland Clinic Ob/Gyn & Women’s Health Institute, about her passion for research and her commitment to addressing disparities and decreasing infant mortality rates.
More women die from pregnancy complications in the U.S. than in any other developed country, and the maternal mortality rate is rising. Here are some thoughtful suggestions to alter this alarming trend.