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Learning how to lower maternal mortality in Texas from an unlikely source (KXAN)

Apr 04, 2019

Too many mothers in Texas are losing their lives before they ever get to see their babies grow up.

The state Health and Human Services found 382 mothers died between either while pregnant or within one year of giving birth between 2012 and 2015.

“The United States is actually one of the worst-developed countries in terms of maternal mortality,” said Anastasiya Byelousova, a junior at UT Austin. “And then when you look at that, and see that Texas ranks [one of the] worst in an already not great country on maternal mortality, I think it was just disappointing.”

Read the full article at KXAN.


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