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Access to Maternity and Obstetric Care in Rural Pennsylvania

April 22, 2022  | Health Care and Human Services

This study examined access to maternity care in rural Pennsylvania. Maternity care (also known as obstetric care) can be defined as health care services delivered to women during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum. Access to maternity care is defined as the availability of birthing facilities (hospitals or birth centers) and practitioners (physicians and midwives) providing these health services.

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Tags:  maternity care , maternal care , children

Introducing the Center's new journal, Rural Policy: The Research Bulletin of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania.