Key clinical point: Women have a higher likelihood of pregnancy morbidities if they live in a food desert.
Major finding: Living in a food desert is linked to 1.6 times greater odds of pregnancy morbidity.
Study details: The findings are based on a retrospective analysis of 1,001 patients who gave birth in 2014 at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Ill.
Disclosures: The study did not note external funding, and the authors reported no relevant financial disclosures.
Tipton MJ et al. Obstet Gynecol. 2020. doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000003868.