News tagged with maternal death

Lancet: Sharp drop in maternal deaths worldwide

(AP) -- The number of women dying in childbirth worldwide has dropped dramatically, a British medical journal reports, adding that it was pressured to delay its findings until after U.N. meetings this week on public health ...

Apr 14, 2010
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Deaths from IVF are rare but relevant

Although still rare, maternal deaths related to in vitro fertilisation (IVF) are a key indicator of risks to older women, those with multiple pregnancy and those with underlying disease, warn experts in an editorial published ...

Jan 27, 2011
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WHO cuts global estimate for maternal deaths

(AP) -- The World Health Organization said Wednesday that fewer women die each year from complications during pregnancy and childbirth than previously estimated, but efforts to sharply cut maternal mortality by 2015 are ...

Sep 15, 2010
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