The US has the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world. Why?

Women in the US are more likely to die from pregnancy-related complications than their counterparts in China or Saudi Arabia Image: REUTERS/Jorge Cabrera

Stéphanie Thomson

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 Maternal deaths per 100,00 live births
 Maternal mortality ratio for developed countries
 Causes for pregnancy-related deaths in the US
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