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Why is maternal morality on the rise in the U.S.?

2015 NY Summit

In some parts of the U.S., maternal death rates are higher than sub-Saharan Africa. Dr. Priya Agrawal, Executive Director of Merck for Mothers, and the incredible Mississippi nurse Elise Turner, discuss this human rights crisis and identify what women in America need to know in order to decrease their risk of pregnancy-related complications, at the Women in the World summit in New York City.