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New Report Details Poor Infant And Maternal Health In W.Va.

A new report from the March of Dimes shows West Virginia’s already high preterm birth rate is rising.

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W.Va. Faces Shortage Of OB-GYNs And Places For Them To Work

Only 18 of the state's 55 counties have hospital birthing centers.

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W.Va. Has One Of The Highest Rates Of Premature Births In The Country

The rate of preterm births in the U.S. has risen over the past four years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A new report card…

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W.Va. Women Lack Adequate Access to Prenatal Care

At the St. Joseph’s Hospital women’s health clinic in Buckhannon, midwife Kathy Robinson is using a doppler to look for a heartbeat during a prenatal…

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