Story by: Henry Winkelhake on January 20, 2021
Kentucky is the fifth state to designate a day calling for action to raise public awareness about the importance of maternal health and to promote maternal safety.
Jan. 23 has been set aside to educate the community and reduce maternal mortality statewide. The alarming rate of maternal mortality and the racial gap in pregnancy loss and pregnancy-related deaths are nationwide public health concerns.
Norton Women’s Care has joined the effort to help ensure every expectant parent has a healthy pregnancy and delivery and can be assured that if issues arise they will have the appropriate medical treatment.
Among the steps Norton Women’s Care has taken to improve outcomes while reducing maternal morbidity and mortality:
Norton Healthcare’s childbirth quality report is also available online.
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