Reducing Maternal Mortality in the United States.

@article{Lu2018ReducingMM,
  title={Reducing Maternal Mortality in the United States.},
  author={Michael C Lu},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2018},
  volume={320 12},
  pages={
          1237-1238
        }
}
Every year in the United States, more than 700 women die of complications related to pregnancy and childbirth and more than 50 000 women experience a lifethreatening complication (severe maternal morbidity).1 Maternal mortality in the United States more than doubled between 2000 and 2014, from 9.8 to 21.5 maternal deaths per 100 000 live births, at a time when 157 of 183 countries in a World Health Organization study reported decreases in maternal mortality.2 Among 31 countries in the… 
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