(The information in this post is duplicated from the NICHQ website accessed 12/8/16.)
Breaking Barriers to Healthy Birth Spacing for All Families
Longer intervals between pregnancies are associated with healthier birth outcomes for moms and babies. The state of New York is working to educate families who use Medicaid on effective contraception methods before giving birth.
Read more and explore the blog at http://nichq.org/blog/2016/october/underserved_population_interconception_care.
The blog, Improvement Quotient, is provided by the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality, an independent, nonprofit organization working for nearly two decades to improve children’s health. They help organizations and professionals who share this mission (typically, healthcare professionals and delivery organizations, foundations, government agencies, and community organizations) make breakthrough improvements so children and families live healthier lives.