maternal mortality

Idaho’s infant, mother death rate is rising, new report finds

BY: - November 28, 2023

This article was first published by the Idaho Capital Sun. Children and mothers are dying in Idaho at an increasing rate, according to a new report released Tuesday. And reforming Medicaid coverage in the state could make a difference, it suggested. All key health indicators have worsened since last year, when Idaho Kids Covered released […]

Maternal mortality rates rise in WA, especially for Indigenous communities

BY: - July 6, 2023

Maternal death rates climbed in Washington over the last two decades, with Indigenous communities seeing disproportionately high increases.  That’s according to new research published this week. The nationwide study, released by the University of Washington, found a 71.2% increase in the state’s maternal mortality for the American Indian and Alaska Native population when comparing 1999-2009 […]