Barriers to Self-Disclosing Level of Maternal Care: What Are Wisconsin Hospitals Worried About?

In this Wisconsin Medical Journal paper, UWPRC Deputy Director, Katie Gillespie, and colleagues, share the results and implications of an anonymous survey about levels of maternal care (LOMC) sent to 98 birthing centers in Wisconsin.

Birthing centers in Wisconsin need further guidance on how to complete a self- assessment of their LOMC. In order to increase self-disclosure of LOMC, statewide perinatal organizations will need to continue to emphasize the benefits of releasing this information. Organizations should also provide additional support to level 1 and 2 birthing centers and improve maternal and neonatal care overall.

Read the full paper: WMJ Barriers to Self-Disclosing Levels of Maternal Care.