Childbirth Death Rate Rises in U.S
Posted on 25 August 2007
Posted: 2007-08-24 23:20:01
Filed Under: Health News, Nation News
(Aug. 24) -- U.S. women are dying from childbirth at the highest rate in decades, new government figures show. Though the risk of death is very small, experts believe increasing maternal obesity and a jump in Caesarean sections are partly to blame.