Why Are New Mothers Dying In The US More Than In Any Other Developed Country? A New Study Suggests I
Buzzfeed News --------- The alarming climb of the maternal death rate in the US may be partly due to the way those deaths are counted, according to a study released Thursday. The new report confirms two trends that have made headlines across the country: that there was a sharp increase in pregnancy-related deaths in Texas, and that black mothers were disproportionately affected. But the true size of the increase — reported in previous studies as more than doubling in Texas between 2010 and 2012 — won’t be known until there’s a standardized and accurate system for data collection across the whole country, researchers say. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.