Childbirth Death Rate Rises in U.S

Posted on 25 August 2007

By MIKE STOBBE,
AP
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.

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