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How many die or have complications?

Video highlighting the number of maternal deaths and the problem of maternal morbidity.

The problems of maternal mortality and morbidity are large, but things are getting better.

What is the true size of maternal death, and who has the highest risk of dying? Why has there been a shift towards thinking about maternal morbidity, and what types of future consequences can maternal complications have for a mother?

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Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action

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