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Racial and Ethnic Disparities In Women's Health and Wellness

Racial and Ethnic Disparities In Women's Health and Wellness

A brief provided by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Approximately 61 million females in the United States (38% of U.S. females) are members of a racial or ethnic minority group, or both.   Projections suggest that people of color will represent most of the U.S. population by 2050, and yet significant racial and ethnic disparities persist in women’s health and health care. Although socioeconomic status accounts for some of these disparities, factors at the patient, practitioner, and health care system levels contribute to existing and evolving disparities in women’s health outcomes Many health disparities are directly related to inequities in...

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Lochia & Postpartum Bleeding

Lochia & Postpartum Bleeding

If you have a vaginal delivery or Cesarean section, you will also experience vaginal bleeding and discharge after birth. This is known as lochia. Lochia is essentially how the postpartum body gets rid of the extra blood and tissue in your uterus left after delivery.  Bleeding is heaviest the first few days after your baby is born. But if heavy bleeding continues after that, you may need to call your doctor Bleeding typically lasts around for 24 to 36 days. If your lochia lasts longer that six weeks, don’t worry. That’s normal too . Bleeding will start off heavy and red to browny red. It will...

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Supply Chains of the Now

Supply Chains of the Now

Supply Chains of the Now, original Medium Post by Jacqueline Ros Amable

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