Many women come close to death in childbirth.
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Maternal death is a sentinel event. This news audio segment reports on childbirth-related death in the United States and firsthand accounts of complications associated with childbirth, such as infection. The interview also discusses how misdiagnosis contributes to the severity of problems. This piece is part of an ongoing series on the safety of maternal care.