Quote of the Day | May 29, 2019

“Mothers had early initiation of prenatal care. There was also better care for women of childbearing age in these states before they became pregnant — better screenings, better prenatal vitamins.”

-Georgetown University Center for Children and Families’ Adam Searing, on a study that found Medicaid expansion states saw infant mortality rates fall 50 percent more than states that did not expand Medicaid [KWGS]


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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