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‘They risk it.’ Expecting mothers in rural Pa. have trouble finding care in growing maternity health deserts

Juniata is one of the six Pennsylvania counties classified as a “maternity health desert,” according to a March of Dimes report that came out last year. Those are areas that have no hospitals or birth centers offering obstetric care, or any certified OBGYN providers.

By Gabriela Martínez/WITF

Mothers, midwives and doulas fight to keep Reading Birth Center open

Losses due to coronavirus prompt Tower Health to consider closure or consolidation
By Anthony Orozco/PA Post