Pregnancy & Childbirth Complications on the Rise in Millennial Women

ROCK HILL, S.C. (CN2 TODAY) According to the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, pregnancy and childbirth complications are on the rise as more millennial women have pre-existing conditions that can increase their risk.

According to the report, the top three conditions are; an increase in major depression, increase of hypertension, and an increase in Type II diabetes.

In the video above Dr. James Hubbard with Carolina OB-GYN speaks about the conditions and how each one can impact a pregnancy and childbirth.

To learn more about the report from BCBSA visit https://www.bcbs.com/the-health-of-america/reports/trends-in-pregnancy-and-childbirth-complications-in-the-us?utm_source=prnw&utm_medium=&utm_content=&utm_campaign=hoa_trends_preg_birth_complications2020&utm_term=