Rural moms at higher risk of life-threatening pregnancy complications, according to new study

Women in rural communities experience higher death rates during pregnancy or up to one year after birth.

A new study finds that there is a higher risk of maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity among rural residents. The data comes after lawmakers requested the report almost two years ago.

The report further highlights that women in rural areas have declining access to OB services.


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