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Save a Mother's Life - Talk About Maternal Death And Near-Miss in the USA

Anne Addison | Posted 07.20.2013 | Impact
Anne Addison

Part of the problem in the US is that we simply don't know exactly why women are dying, or even how many are. It is hard to be aware when we don't have a system that tracks these deaths and near-misses in a uniform fashion in all 50 states. Let me state that plainly - many states do not even have "pregnancy-related" on the death certificate. If we don't ask the question, how will we ever know the answer?

Mom Suffers Heart Attacks, Stroke While Giving Birth

Posted 04.19.2012 | Parents

George Cormack, a 33-year-old British mother suffered four heart attacks and a stroke while giving birth to twins, EADT 24 reports. Now, after months ...

Twenty Women Nurse Child After Mother's Death

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In the Goodrich family dining room, there's a large white board that displays women's names. These are the women who nurse Charles Moses Martin Goodri...