Data Visualization: Preventing pregnancy-related deaths

Data Visualization: Preventing pregnancy-related deaths
Updated May 7, 2019

Data Visualization:
Preventing pregnancy-related death every step of the way.

Text Description:

Death can happen up to a year after delivery:
31% of pregnancy-related deaths occur during pregnancy, 36% occur during delivery and up to 1 week afterward, and 33% occur 1 week to 1 year after delivery.

SOURCE: CDC Vital Signs, May 2019

Data Visualization:
Make sure pregnant women receive quality care during pregnancy and after.

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During Pregnancy: Improve access to and delivery of quality prenatal care, which includes managing chronic conditions and educating about warning signs.

At Delivery: Standardize patient care, including delivering high-risk women at hospitals with specialized providers and equipment.

Postpartum: Provide high-quality care for mothers up to one year after birth, which includes communicating with patients about warning signs and connecting to prompt follow-up care.

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Publication date: May 7, 2019