Pregnancy

Pregnancy among women with physical disabilities: Unmet needs and recommendations on navigating pregnancy

Monika Mitra , Ph.D., Linda M. Long-Bellil , Ph.D., J.D., Lisa I. Iezzoni , M.D., M.Sc., Suzanne C. Smeltzer , Ed.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Lauren D. Smith , M.P.H. July 2016Volume 9, Issue 3, Pages 457–463 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.12.007 Background Despite concerns raised in the literature on the adverse pregnancy outcomes of women with physical disabilities, there is […]

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A perinatal health framework for women with physical disabilities

Monika Mitra, Ph.D., Linda M. Long-Bellil, Ph.D., J.D., Suzanne C. Smeltzer, Ed.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., M.Sc. Disability and Health Journal, October 2015, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 499–506 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2015.05.007 | Background Studies suggest that women with disabilities experience health and health care disparities before, during, and after pregnancy. However, existing perinatal health and health care frameworks do […]

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“How did that happen?” Public responses to women with mobility disability during pregnancy

Lisa I. Iezzoni, M.D., M.Sc., Amy J. Wint, M.Sc., Suzanne C. Smeltzer, R.N., Ed.D., Jeffrey L. Ecker, M.D. Disability and Health Journal Published July 2015 Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 380–387

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