Rural Health Resources by Topic: Maternal health and prenatal care
Characteristics of 30-Day All-cause Hospital Readmissions, 2016–2020
Examines trends in 30-day all-cause hospital readmissions among patients 1 year old and older
in the United States between 2016 and 2020. Explores changes in readmission rates from the pre-pandemic period (2016-2019) to 2020. Presents data by primary payer, patient location, and race and ethnicity.
Author(s): H. Joanna Jiang, Molly Hensche Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality view details
Influenza, Tdap, and COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage and Hesitancy Among Pregnant Women — United States, April 2023
Examines influenza, Tdap (tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid, and acellular pertussis), and COVID-19 vaccination coverage among women pregnant during the 2022-23 influenza season. Includes data on vaccination coverage for those living in rural and nonrural areas.
Author(s): Hilda Razzaghi, Katherine E. Kahn, Kayla Calhoun, et al. Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 72(39), 1065-1071 Date: 09/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
Folic Acid and IMPLICIT Program - The Mother To Baby Podcast
Provides an overview of the Interventions to Minimize Preterm and Low Birth Weight Infants through Continuous Improvement Techniques (IMPLICIT) Network in rural Minnesota. Discusses the quality improvement program aimed at changing behavior and improving maternal and infant health. Transcript available by clicking the three dots above the description.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: MotherToBaby view details
Improving Maternal and Infant Services in Rural Iowa
Podcast episode discussing how St. Anthony Regional Hospital in Carroll, Iowa, responded to decreasing access to maternal health care in rural Iowa. Discusses the hospital's Center for Excellence pilot program that aims to expand access to obstetric services and improve maternal and infant health outcomes.
Date: 09/2023 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: American Hospital Association view details
Public Belief in the Maternal Health Benefits of Breastfeeding — United States, 2018 and 2021
Examines public belief in breastfeeding health benefits for the mother. Utilizes 2018 and 2021 survey data to analyze perceptions related to decreased cancer, high blood pressure, and type 2 diabetes risk according to survey respondent gender, age, race/ethnicity, education, income, employment, marital status, region, and metro versus nonmetro location.
Author(s): Ellen O. Boundy, Jennifer M. Nelson, Ruowei Li Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 20 Date: 08/2023 Type: Document view details
Eight Postpartum Support Programs in Rural Communities Across the United States
Highlights locally-focused organizations working to improve postpartum health for rural residents across the United States. Profiles 8 unique organizations serving rural communities in Colorado, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, Oregon, South Carolina, and Washington.
Author(s): Mariana Tuttle, Phoebe Chastain, Julia D. Interrante, Carrie Henning-Smith, Katy Backes Kozhimannil Date: 08/2023 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center view details