Comparison of Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes Before vs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in disruptions to the US health care system, particularly to hospital-based services.1-4 Obstetric care has remained essential to ensure the best outcomes for birthing people and their newborns and has had to rapidly adapt to emerging clinical guidance, patient preferences, and the national spotlight on racial and ethnic inequities in care and outcomes during the pandemic. There are concerns that the pandemic may have negatively affected pregnancy outcomes, as has been shown in other settings around the world.5,6 During the pandemic,... click here to read the full article.


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The New York State Perinatal Association (NYSPA) is a state-wide alliance of health and human service professionals and consumers concerned with perinatal health issues from preconception through early childhood. NYSPA advocates for optimal perinatal care and parenting and promotes education and research, influences state priorities and encourages a multi-cultural and multi-disciplinary approach to maternal and child health.

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