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Resources by Topic: Prenatal care and obstetrics

Title V MCH Block Grant Program - Northern Mariana Islands, State Snapshot: FY 2018 Application/FY 2016 Annual Report
Executive summary of program activities and high-level data from the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Program. Includes contact information and amounts of funding by source and service level.
Date: 11/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant - Puerto Rico: FY 2018 Application/FY 2016 Annual Report
A description of the status and activities of Puerto Rico's maternal and child health programs. Includes data on financial, program, and performance measures, and features demographic information on ethnicity and race, household types, poverty levels, maternal and infant mortality, and statistics related to healthcare and health insurance.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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NIEHS/EPA Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research Centers Impact Report
Highlights progress made toward reducing the impact of environmentally induced diseases on children. Includes examples of how exposure to pollutants in rural areas could make children's asthma worse or increase the chances of autism spectrum disorder in children of mothers exposed to pesticides during pregnancy.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
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Northern Nevada Obstetrics and Gynecology Needs Assessment
Utilizes existing data sources to identify the current and projected need for obstetrics and gynecology care in northern Nevada. Two main sections address issues related to the OB/GYN workforce and factors driving demand for OB/GYN services. Numerous charts, graphs, and rural-specific maps included throughout.
Author(s): Anastasia Gunawan, John Packham, Tabor Griswold
Date: 10/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine
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Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant - Guam: FY 2018 Application/FY 2016 Annual Report
A description of the status and activities of Guam's maternal and child health programs. Includes data on financial, program, and performance measures, and features demographic information on ethnicity and race, household types, poverty levels, maternal and infant mortality, and statistics related to healthcare and health insurance.
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant - Northern Mariana Islands: FY 2018 Application/FY 2016 Annual Report
A description of the status and activities of the Northern Mariana Islands' maternal and child health programs. Includes data on financial, program, and performance measures, and features demographic information on ethnicity and race, household types, poverty levels, maternal and infant mortality, and statistics related to healthcare and health insurance.
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant - Federated States of Micronesia: FY 2018 Application/FY 2016 Annual Report
A description of the status and activities of the Federated States of Micronesia's maternal and child health programs. Includes data on financial, program, and performance measures, and features demographic information on ethnicity and race, household types, poverty levels, maternal and infant mortality, and statistics related to healthcare and health insurance.
Date: 07/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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Pregnancy Outcomes After Maternal Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — U.S. Territories, January 1, 2016-April 25, 2017
Provides data on Zika virus infection in pregnant women and outcomes in their fetuses and infants in the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands and the U.S. freely associated states of Federated States of Micronesia and Marshall Islands.
Author(s): Carrie K. Shapiro-Mendoza, Marion E. Rice, Romeo R. Galang, et al.
Location: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 66(23), 615-621
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Delivery Hospitalizations Involving Preeclampsia and Eclampsia, 2005-2014
Reports on the prevalence of preeclampsia/eclampsia among inpatient delivery hospitalizations in 2005 and 2014. Includes data by location of patient residence for large metropolitan, small metropolitan, micropolitan, and rural (non-core) areas.
Author(s): Kathryn R. Fingar, Iris Mabry-Hernandez, Quyen Ngo-Metzger, et al.
Date: 04/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
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State Variability in Access to Hospital-Based Obstetric Services in Rural U.S. Counties
Policy brief examining differences in availability of obstetric services in rural counties of all states, 2004-2014. Features statistics with breakdowns by all rural counties, micropolitan, and noncore areas.
Author(s): Peiyin Hung, Katy Kozhimannil, Michelle Casey, Carrie Henning-Smith
Date: 04/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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