Rates of preeclampsia were already on the rise among pregnant Americans for decades — then came COVID. A study published last week found pregnancy and birth outcomes worsened in the United States during the pandemic.
Reset checks in with a senior author of the study, a preeclampsia expert and a local OB-GYN to learn more about the rise of pregnancy and birth complications.
GUESTS: Dr. Jose Figueroa, Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Eleni Tsigas, CEO of the Preeclampsia Foundation
Dr. Melissa Simon, OB-GYN at Northwestern University Medicine and Director of the Center for Health Equity Transformation at the Institute for Public Health and Medicine