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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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Michigan

Find maternal and infant health data on a state level, or by county or city. Narrow your results or compare with another region.
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Quick Facts: Obesity

Obesity can cause serious pregnancy-related medical complications such as hypertension and diabetes that contribute to prematurity and increase the likelihood of cesarean section.


• In Michigan in 2018, 33.1% of women ages 18-44 were obese.
 
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Source

  • Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Retrieved August 12, 2020, from www.marchofdimes.org/peristats.