Statistics on children, youth and families in Maryland from the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Maryland Center on Economic Policy
Women without early prenatal care (2010-2021)
Definition and Source
Percentage of births to women who did not receive prenatal care in the first trimester of the pregnancy.
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
The methodology for collecting prenatal care information during pregnancy was changed in the 2010 revision of the Maryland birth certificate. As a result, prenatal care data collected from 2010 onward is not comparable to data collected in earlier years.