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Tag: Maternal Mortality

Over Half Of All Pregnancy-Related Deaths Can Be Prevented, Says CDC

More than half of the deaths associated with complications during pregnancy and childbirth can be prevented, according to a recent analysis by the CDC. Stroke and heart disease were identified as the leading cause of deaths among mothers.

Public Health May 9, 2019

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

UN: 303,000 Women Died From Pregnancy Complications In 2015 But Maternal Mortality Rate Significantly Improved

The United Nations (UN) and World Bank released a report on global maternal deaths. In the last 25 years, maternal mortality rate improved by 44 percent with 303,000 pregnancy-related deaths in 2015 from 532,000 deaths in 1990.

Life November 13, 2015

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