SD Taking First Steps to Address High Rate of Maternal Death in Childbirth
Jan 17, 2020
South Dakota's Department of Health formed a committee of medical professionals that will meet and discuss how to address the high maternal mortality rate in the state. Describes possible contributing factors to the rising maternal deaths, including the increase in age of new mothers, rising rates of chronic conditions, and lack of access to quality healthcare.
Access · American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Hospitals · Mortality · Policy · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Women · South Dakota