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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Patterns and Experiences of VA Maternity Care Coordination for Women Veterans
Principal Investigator:

Kristin Mattocks

Location: Northampton, MA
Congressional District Code: 2
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: May 2015 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


AbstractOver the past decade, the number of women Veterans using VHA care has nearly doubled. A substantialproportion of these women Veterans are of reproductive age, with over 90% of Operation EnduringFreedom (OEF), Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF), and Operation New Dawn (OND) women Veterans age45 or less. Recent evidence suggests the number of women Veterans delivering babies using VHAmaternity benefits has nearly doubled in the past five years, and yet little information exists regardinghow the...

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