Maternal Health

Report June 17, 2020

Trends in Pregnancy and Childbirth Complications in the U.S.

Millions of women give birth in the U.S. every year. A majority of these women have healthy pregnancies and deliveries. However, an analysis of Blue Cross Blue Shield data reveals an increasing number of women are experiencing pregnancy complications and childbirth complications.
Podcast June 10, 2020

Podcast: Improving maternal health starts before pregnancy

Rising rates of chronic disease mean women are facing more health risks before and during pregnancy, as well as during childbirth. But a new initiative led by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is uniting OBGYNs, patients, hospitals and data experts to improve women's health before they get to the delivery room.