Improving birth outcomes not only enhances the lives of babies, mothers, and their families, but also can yield substantial savings, particularly to publicly financed programs such as Medicaid, which covers 53 percent of all Texas births.
The CDC is getting a better indication of just how many pregnant women in the United States and its territories have Zika virus. CDC established the National Zika Pregnancy Registry and is collaborating with state and local health departments to collect information about pregnancy and infant outcomes in women with laboratory evidence of Zika.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) awarded more than $86 million in teen pregnancy prevention grants to nonprofit organizations, school districts, universities, and others.
The most common form of diabetes found in pregnant women is more prevalent than experts once thought, according to a new Medicaid report.
Read recent letters and testimonies on women’s health in Texas, presented by TMA physician leaders at the state capitol.
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