Preparing for Disasters Perspectives on Women
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. (2010). Preparing for Disasters: Perspectives on Women.
This Committee Opinion from the Committee on Healthcare for Underserved Woman addresses the unique healthcare needs of women, infants, and children during disasters. It specifically addresses the increased number of infants with intrauterine growth restriction and other adverse perinatal conditions, risks of preterm delivery, continuation of healthcare and post-partum nutrition, and risks of sexual assault and access to contraception.