Saturday, May 28, 2011

Complicating Conditions of Pregnancy and Childbirth, 2008

From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality [PDF]

Complications during pregnancy can pose a serious risk to both maternal and infant health, and are associated with various adverse outcomes, including miscarriage, hemorrhage, preterm labor, and low birth weight. An objective of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ Healthy People 2020 is to reduce maternal illness and complications related to pregnancy during hospitalization for labor and delivery.
This Statistical Brief presents data...

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