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Access to Prenatal Care for Immigrant Women in Georgia

Author: Lemal, Corinne
Date Published: 1998

Prenatal care is widely acknowledged as the most cost-effective way to improve the outcome of pregnancy for all women and infants. The care is especially beneficial for undocumented women, many of whom live in poverty, are uninsured, have a number of risk factors for poor birth outcomes and are likely to initiate prenatal care with unmet health needs. States and localities typically combine their own funds with funds from a variety of federal programs to make prenatal care and perinatal nutrition support available to undocumented women.

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Number of Pages: 28