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Anastasiya Byelousova wants Texas mothers to survive and thrive.

Mar 22, 2019

UT junior Anastasiya Byelousova won’t be spending the summer at home in San Antonio. She will be traveling across the world in search of solutions to a surprisingly big problem in Texas – maternal mortality.

Women dying during pregnancy, childbirth or the first few weeks of motherhood should not be a problem in the United States, but it is. In fact, the United States has one of the highest maternal mortality rate of any country in the developed world, and Texas has one of the highest rates in the U.S.

Read the full article on UT News.

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