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posted 03/23/21
Rural women in Alaska must travel long distances for prenatal care and hospital births. Now,... more »
posted 08/11/20

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Alaska women who live in rural and remote communities usually travel to city centers to give birth against incredible geographical odds.
In Unalaska, the only commuter airline went out of business during the pandemic. That poses especially serious obstalces for pregnant women, who can’t postpone appointments.
Alaska women who live in rural and remote communities usually travel to city centers to give birth — against incredible geographical odds. It hasn’t always been this way. COVID-19 has made a hard trip even more daunting.