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Maternal & Infant Health Research Registries

During the pandemic, tracking health outcomes is essential to improving care, developing policies and understanding the impact of this pandemic on maternal and infant health. Learn more about global research and registries that are tracking the data to ensure the health of mothers and babies.

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COVID-19 Resources & Literature

A resource compiling up-to-date published literature on COVID-19 relating to mothers and babies. We have gathered scientifically sound research to help guide further studies or keep you up to date with the maternal child health population and COVID-19.

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Updates to Medicaid Coverage and Sexually Transmitted Disease Data

PeriStats is now updated with the most current data on Medicaid coverage of births to include rates for the years 2016-2018. You can find these updates under the topic of "Health Insurance/Income" and subtopic of "Medicaid Coverage". The data has been updated through the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) at the Center for Disease Control (CDC).

Additionally, PeriStats now includes the most recent rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STD) among women for the years 2014-2018. STDs included are Chlamydia, Syphilis, Congenital Syphilis, and Gonorrhea. These rates are reported per 100,000 women. You can find these updates under the topic of "Infections".


September, 2020

 PRAMS Data Updated!

August, 2020

 Perinatal and Late Fetal Mortaltiy rates updated

July, 2020

 COVID-19 Articles

June, 2020

 Updates to Medicaid Coverage and Sexually Transmitted Disease Data

May, 2020

 Updates to infant and maternal mortality
 COVID-19 Articles

March, 2020

 2018 Natality Data Update
 Puerto Rico Natality data (2015-2018) now available

February, 2020

 Updated data on poverty and health insurance

December, 2019

 Updated data on behavioral risk factors

May, 2019

 Natality data updates on PeriStats

January, 2019

 Data updates on PeriStats