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Science Update: Known Risk Factors May Account for Only Part of the U.S. Increase in Life-threatening Childbirth Complications

Jan 25, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child's Health and Human Development issued the following news release:

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- NIH-funded analysis indicates need for more research to identify reasons for increase

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The increasing rate in the United States of severe maternal morbidity--life-threatening maternal childbirth complications--may not be accounted for by the simultaneous increase in known risk factors for these complications, suggests an analysis of Califor...