US ‘worst place to be a mother’ among developed nations – report

US ‘worst place to be a mother’ among developed nations – report

America is the worst developed country in the world to be a mother, ranking 61st globally in maternal health, a groundbreaking analysis of global health inequalities has found.

A woman in the United States is more than 10 times as likely as a woman in Austria, Belarus or Poland to die from a pregnancy-related cause, according to a comprehensive report, State of the World’s Mothers 2015, published by Save the Children.

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