OB/GYN closures presents health challenges in rural areas

Tue Aug 13 20:54:50 PDT 2019

OB/GYN closures presents health challenges in rural areas

An overall lower birth rate is part of the reason why more hospitals are closing their birth and obstetrics units. But it also means pregnant woman, especially in rural parts of the state, often have to drive a ways to give birth.

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