Quality, Affordable Healthcare
Life Expectancy Of At Least 84 Years
End the Scourge of Preventable Maternal Deaths
Every year in the United States, hundreds of women die during or immediately after childbirth. American maternal mortality rates have risen by 27 percent over the past fifteen years—far more than in other industrialized nations, where maternal mortality rates have been on the decline. Over half of maternal deaths and 50,000 annual near-death experiences related to childbirth are entirely preventable. With a Maternal Mortality Review Board states can put experts in charge of taking action to prevent these devastating, and unnecessary deaths and near-death experiences.
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