Friday, March 12, 2010

Maternal Death Rate Too High

The US maternal death rate is beyond pitiful. Just in case you think that giving birth in a US hospital setting is the safest place you can, think again. This article came out today in Time Magazine and goes over the facts. A similar one came out in The New York Times a week ago.

http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1971633,00.html#ixzz0hz6oVBwD

2 comments:

TPS-SheilaP said...

Yay homebirth...and midwives! Better for mamas and better for babies! Cheaper than a hospital birth AND better outcomes. Why don't insurance companies pay for homebirths???

TPS-SheilaP said...

oh. and these are the kinds of things i can't put on uma's blog when i;m supposed to be uma. yet another reason to have my own...