Why more US mothers and babies are dying: Underlying conditions like diabetes and opioid addiction now cause MORE childbirth deaths and complications than delivery issues

Pre-existing conditions like diabetes and asthma are killing more mothers and babies in America than ever before, staggering new data reveal.  Historically, maternal deaths in America have been caused by delivery complications including hemorrhages and infections. But new research by the University of Michigan reveals that, for the first time ever, chronic underlying conditions are…

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