CDC Telebriefing: Pregnancy-Related Deaths Happen Before, During, and Up to a Year after Delivery
Press briefing discussing the recently released Vital Signs: Pregnancy-Related Deaths, United States, 2011–2015, and Strategies for Prevention, 13 States, 2013–2017. Includes a question and answer session with: Ann Schuchat, the Principle Deputy Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); Wanda Barfield, the director of CDC's Division of Reproductive Health and Assistant Surgeon General in the U.S. Public Health Service; and Emily Peterson, a medical officer in the Division of Reproductive Health and lead of CDC's Pregnancy Mortality Surveillance System (PMSS). Includes discussion on maternal mortality disparities among different racial/ethnic groups and in rural areas.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Maternal health and prenatal care · Mortality · Women