Measuring Maternal Mortality

May 2, 2020
Laurie Zephyrin, M.D.  and Eugene Declercq
Last week, for the first time since 2007, the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) reported new data on maternal mortality in the United States. As a result, we now also have a much more accurate picture of what is happening in the U.S. In previous years, not all states collected the same data in the same way. Now, we can compare rates between states and even globally.  Read more