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Tag: Maternal Deaths

Pregnancy-Linked Death Rate Skyrockets In Texas, Emerges As Highest In The Developed World

Pregnancy-related death rates have doubled in Texas, shows a 2016 study. However, Texas lawmakers failed to vote on a number of measures that could have helped curb the state’s increased maternal mortality rate.

Public Health June 5, 2017

Breastfeeding Also Protects Moms From Premature Death And Serious Diseases: Study

Breastfeeding has long been treated as a child health issue but researchers have found that it also has a hand in protecting mothers. According to their findings, breastfeeding as recommended reduces risks of premature death and serious diseases.

Healthy Living/Wellness September 30, 2016

Beyond Texas: Maternal Deaths A Problem Across US

Pregnancy-related deaths have particularly spiked in Texas but the state is not the only one with the problem in the U.S. In fact, it’s the whole country that’s facing the pressing issue of rising maternal deaths.

Healthy Living/Wellness August 20, 2016

Maternal deaths falling, India accounts for 17 percent of global statistics. Why?

Global maternal deaths are reducing reports UN. Maternal mortality ratio (MMR) in India still lagging behind Millennium Development Goal (MDG).

Life May 7, 2014

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