December 21, 2009

Fewer Options For Moms On Medicaid

Posted in Healthcare, women tagged , , at 9:00 AM by minoritybrief

By Lindsey McCormack

This story was originally published by

The Birth Center at Bellevue Hospital was designed for the kind of birth experience that many moms, even the well-connected, find elusive. Labor was to unfold in spacious, comfortable rooms with sweeping views of the East River; midwives would massage women through labor pains; and world-class obstetricians would be at hand to address any complications. All this in a public hospital that primarily serves low-income patients and the uninsured, many of them immigrants. Read on…


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