Status: Getting worse
Most Recent Data:
75.6 percent (2021)
76.4 percent of pregnant females received early and adequate prenatal care in 2018
Increase the proportion of pregnant women who receive early and adequate prenatal care
Prenatal care is most effective when it starts early and continues throughout pregnancy. It can help prevent and address health problems in both mothers and babies. Interventions to increase access to health care can help more women get the prenatal care they need.
Workgroup: Maternal, Infant, and Child Health Workgroup