Obstetrics: U.S. Rural Hospitals Infographic

The Obstetrics: U.S. Rural Hospitals infographic provides statistics on rural community hospitals in the U.S. and how many hospital births occur in them; the number of rural hospitals with obstetrics units and how many OB units have closed; and on maternity care deserts in the U.S. where access to maternity care is limited.

U.S. Rural Hospitals: Obstetrics Infographic. Rural hospitals provide access to obstetrical care close to home for millions of Americans. But now, that crucial lifeline is being threatened.