Originally posted by @drewnogal
[In the U.S., preeclampsia is one of the four most common reasons for maternal death. On an average, there is approximately 1 maternal death for every 100,000 births, but for African American women, this number triples. African American women are three times more likely to die from preeclampsia and other childbirth-related issues.]
[Preeclampsia is a p ...[text shortened]... at they receive far lower levels of monitoring particularly in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Death by preeclampsia was dramatized in an episode of the British television series 'Downton Abbey'.
"'Downton Abbey' death: Preeclampsia still kills today."
""It's amazing that we don't have any better solutions," says Suttle. "The answer is still bed rest
and have the baby. From 1920 to 2013, we don't have anything better. That's not so encouraging."
'Pro-life' men like to pretend that forcing a woman to continue her unwanted pregnancy
until giving birth must be easy, painless, and free of risks for her.