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Ensuring Racial Equity in Pregnancy Care During the COVID‑19 Pandemic and Beyond

Ojo, A., Beckman, A. L., Weiseth, A., Shah, N.

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Policy Change/ Development
Healthcare Access and Quality
Social and Community Context
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Outside U.S.

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This articles discusses the need for policy that promotes equitable access to holistic support in pregnancy care to address racial disparities in maternal care. The authors outline recommendations to increase access to medical care and social support for pregnant patients, particularly for the most vulnerable.

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Outcomes of Interest

Reduction of Health Disparities

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Pregnant Women/Pregnant Persons

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