New Jersey urged to boost prenatal care
AP/Philadelphia Inquirer, September 5, 2008
A New Jersey task force is warning that pregnant women most at risk of losing their babies aren't getting enough care, and is calling for better education and improved access to health insurance. A report from the Prenatal Care Task Force cited a 2007 National Women's Law Center study that ranked New Jersey 40th among the states in the percentage of women who received prenatal care in the first three months of pregnancy. A review of state data found that the greater a woman's access to health insurance, the more likely she is to receive prenatal care in the first three months, according to the task force.
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