“Why are more American women dying after childbirth?” Watch the video by PBS News Hour “Why are more American women dying after childbirth?” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4AzpCITbhE&t=69s Question:
1. Based on the reports from the video, what is/are the reasons rise in maternal mortality?
2. According to the video, the lack of early recognition of pregnancy emergencies is prominent among nurses and doctors (as in the case of Laura Bloomstein). What is pre-eclampsia?
3. What are the early signs of preeclampsia?
4. What measures should be taken to prevent pre-eclampsia?
5. According to your study book, what are the causes and factors of the pre-eclampsia?
6. What steps should be taken when preeclampsia signs are noted to prevent further complications and fatality?
7. How is preeclampsia treated?