Maternal Mortality - United States

Latest News on Maternal Health in the US


I have often focused on maternal health and mortality around the globe especially where the deaths rates are the largest, but there is much-needed sustained discussion about maternal mortality in the United States. I have detailed the problem in several previous posts here including:

Periodically I will share news and updates about what is happening in the maternal health space in the United States including the successes and failures to save more women’s lives as well as the key players who are making a difference.

Here is recent news about the state of maternal health in America. 

Maternal mortality largely affects women of color particularly African-American mothers and to a lesser extent Latina mothers. An excellent piece in Scientific America details the disparity.

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