Trends in pregnancy-related death


The United States has a poor record compared to other high-income countries for deaths during or soon after pregnancy. This media briefing will cover demographic trends; challenges in tracking pregnancy-related death rates; disparities; and state and local prevention strategies. SciLine director Rick Weiss will moderate.

Sponsor: SciLine, a service for journalists from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

When/Where: Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. ET (online)

Cost: Free

To register, visit this webpage. 


  • Dr. Maeve Wallace, a reproductive and perinatal epidemiologist at Tulane University

  • Dr. Rose Molina, an obstetrician-gynecologist and scholar-activist at Harvard University

  • Ndidiamaka Amutah-Onukagha, an associate professor within the department of public health and community medicine at Tufts University