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This blog post shares some information on pregnancy health history based on responses that PowerMoms like you have shared with us. The more PowerMoms we have, the more we learn from each other!

Your Data Helps Us Understand: mood and care in maternal health deserts

Terms to know: Maternal care desert –  A place where pregnant people have a hard time getting the important care they need during pregnancy.

In maternity care deserts, more anxiety, depression, preeclampsia, pregnancy loss and miscarriage have been reported among our PowerMoms.

Though our numbers are small, we see big difference so far in anxiety, depression, preeclampsia, pregnancy loss and miscarries in moms living in maternal health deserts compared to others.

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Here are other topics on the pregnancy journey that your data helps us understand:

Our your data helps blogs are co-authored by Justin Wang, PhD Candidate at Scripps Research and intern at the Scripps Research Digital Trials Center. His background is in Molecular and Cell Biology, and he has a deep interest in science policy and advocacy.

Lauren Serpico

Lauren Serpico, Ph.D, is the Sr. Project Manager of Social Media Content at Scripps Research Digital Trials Center. Her background is in Community Psychology, with a focus on online social networks.