‘Cocoon’ care program weaves physical, mental, and social health support and services to better meet needs of expectant mothers.
Lessons from COVID-19 and a successful program targeting Black maternal health in Georgia are informing a new national perinatal care model.
A Kaiser Permanente study published in JAMA finds twice the risk of severe maternal morbidity associated with coronavirus infection during pregnancy.
A Kaiser Permanente study found that blood pressure patterns in early pregnancy were tied to increased risk of preeclampsia and other pregnancy-related high blood pressure conditions.
Deborah Ansley, MD, ob-gyn with The Permanente Medical Group, co-authors a study in JAMA that found a 25% increase in marijuana use during pregnancy compared with before the COVID-19 pandemic.
The maternity director at Kaiser Permanente Oakland Medical Center discussed how the organization is offering inducement of labor for pregnant women at 39 weeks in light of the coronavirus outbreak.
Permanente obstetrician-gynecologist Amanda Williams, MD, MPH, comments on the attention to due dates and factors to consider in a recent New York Times article.