Pregnancy Related Deaths Rising in the US

Since 1990, the rate of pregnancy-related deaths for all women in the United States has essentially doubled, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System. Between 1987-1990, the rate was 9.1 pregnancy-related deaths per 100,000 live births; the rate in 2011 was 17.8/100,000

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