Childbirth is killing black women in the US, and here's why
Copyright A Lamaze International Publication Abstract In this column, the author reviews statistics that reflect the disparity of maternal mortality rates among black, nonwhite, and white women. Total maternal mortality rates ranged from 1. When data from to were analyzed, the overall pregnancy-related mortality ratio was These rates have not improved between and American Medical Association, None of these authors are able to explain the racial differences in maternal mortality rates.
Every day, approximately women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Maternal mortality is higher in women living in rural areas and among poorer communities. Young adolescents face a higher risk of complications and death as a result of pregnancy than other women.
Definition[ edit ] According to a article in the British Medical Bulletin ,  maternal death was first defined as "the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes " in the tenth revision of the International Classification of Diseases ICD which was completed in It is the definition still in use by the World Health Organization WHO , which defines maternal mortality as "the death of a woman while pregnant or within 42 days of termination of pregnancy , irrespective of the duration and site of the pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnancy or its management but not from accidental or incidental causes. All of this identification is done by using ICD codes, which are disease identification codes found in hospital discharge data.
Det er ikke så meget min stil (vil helst ha kønsdele med i filmene men det er sgu fedt i tør stå frem med det i lille DK. Jeg ville ikke selv være så glad for at min familie skulle høre om mine lyster. Stik pixie en flad fra mig og fortsæt det gode arbejde:)