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Medicaid Expansion Covers Doula Services

Posted by Emily Davis on 12/7/18

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This week’s top stories about parenthood include how incarceration can cost parents rights to their children, how a grass-roots effort to support all new mothers helps to support new families and how New York is covering doula services via Medicaid.

  • Parents who are in jail are more likely to lose their kids permanently than those who physically or sexually abuse them. From the Chicago Tribune.
  • A grass-roots effort to support new mothers in Utah hopes to ease the transition to parenthood for young families. From UPR.

  • New York has expanded Medicaid to cover doula fees, in an attempt to address maternal mortality rates. From BK Reader.

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