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The U.S. ranks 47th worldwide and is the only industrialized nation with a rising maternal mortality rate
For every pregnancy-related death, there are at least 70x more
"near-misses" and 500x more cases of bad outcomes
Approximately 700 women die each year in the U.S. due to pregnancy or childbirth complications
Two women die in childbirth almost every day in America. About 700 a year.
About 137 women per day — 50,000 per year — suffer severe complications or life-threatening injuries.
The best estimates say half of the deaths could be prevented.
For every maternal death, an estimated 70 other women suffer severe complications of pregnancy or childbirth
The rate of major complications in childbirth more than doubled in recent years
The U.S. saw a 26% increase in the maternal mortality rate from 2000 to 2014
Black women are three to four times more likely to die of pregnancy-related complications in the U.S.
Pregnancy-related deaths are most common amongst Black and Hispanic women
For every 13 white women, there are 44 black women who die from childbirth related causes.
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