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Major study about CenteringPregnancy’s impact on racial disparities in preterm birth underway in Greenville

September 22, 2017 // sarah covington-kolb

For years we have been doing research that has found that CenteringPregnancy was associated with a decrease in the risk for preterm birth. In addition, we’ve had indications that this association was stronger for our African-American moms. Now the National Institutes of Health is sponsoring a large randomized control trial here at the OB-GYN Center… » Read more.

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More CenteringPregnancy practices in South Carolina

September 22, 2017 // sarah covington-kolb

In 2017, we are awarding five more practices with funds and training to start CenteringPregnancy – making it 24 sites across the state. The new sites are: Women’s Care of Hartsville Walterboro OB-GYN Low Country Women’s Specialists McLeod Women’s Care (Florence) McLeod OB-GYN Cheraw That makes us by far the highest density of Centering providers in… » Read more.

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CenteringPregnancy creates cost savings for the healthcare system

October 28, 2016 // sarah covington-kolb

All you hear all the time from the news is about the “SKYROCKETING” cost of healthcare, right? Not with CenteringPregnancy. An article published in the Maternal and Child Health Journal based on data from our own site here in Greenville, South Carolina, has shown Centering is associated with significant and BIG healthcare savings. South Carolina… » Read more.

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CenteringPregnancy South Carolina receives international award

October 28, 2016 // sarah covington-kolb

Amy Crockett, the Medical Director of CenteringPregnancy in Greenville and the clinical lead for the statewide expansion of the model, has received the John P. McNulty Prize for leadership. This is a very prestigious international recognition and we are so proud of the work Amy and all the CenteringPregnancy providers, administrators, and supporters are doing… » Read more.