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Maternal Mortality Additional Reading and Resources

Maternal Mortality Resources - PreparednessA collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for further reading on maternal mortality. ACOG guidelines for emergencies and adverse effects; resources for coping with the death of a patient. Plus, news from Haiti about using mobile technology to save mothers.
Readers ReactReaders write in about their thoughts on Contemporary OB/GYN's coverage of the maternal mortality issue, urge the avoidance of politicizing issues, and argue for the reduction of cesarean deliveries.
Memorials to two mothers
Memorials to two mothersTwo physicians recount their experiences of losing a patient.
Maternal Mortality Postpartum Hemorrhage ResourcesA collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for the OB managing postpartum hemorrhage.
Maternal Mortality Resources - CardiovascularA collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for the OB caring for pregnant patients with cardiac disease.
Maternal death from intracranial hemorrhageDid her family physician meet the standard-of-care?
Three reasons why maternal mortality rates are risingBetween 1990 and 2013, the maternal mortality ratio more than doubled in the United States. Find out what experts say can resolve the issue.