The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is hosting a virtual workshop, Pregnancy and Maternal Conditions that Increase Risk of Morbidity and Mortality, to discuss the clinical causes of maternal morbidity and mortality and to develop a research agenda targeted at its clinical causes.
Maternal Mortality Additional Reading and Resources
The purpose of this article is to frame the maternal mortality crisis and identify ways to narrow the racial/ethnic disparity gap within a quality of care framework.
Leveraging maternal mortality review committees in every state is the key to reducing rising rates of maternal mortality in the United States.
As 2018 comes to a close, we're taking a look back at some of the most popular articles this year. These were the top articles from our Maternal Mortality Special Series.
A collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for the OB interested in learning more about initiatives organizations are taking to reduce maternal mortality.
A collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for the OB managing amniotic embolism.
Two Contemporary OB/GYN readers share their experiences with losing a patient.
A collection of standards, guidelines, tools and articles for further reading on maternal mortality. ACOG guidelines for emergencies and adverse effects; resources for coping with the death of a patient. Plus, news from Haiti about using mobile technology to save mothers.
Two physicians recount their experiences of losing a patient.
Readers write in about their thoughts on Contemporary OB/GYN's coverage of the maternal mortality issue, urge the avoidance of politicizing issues, and argue for the reduction of cesarean deliveries.