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Serious birth complications rising in the U.S. – study
Yahoo! News

Severe complications from childbirth, including heart attacks and strokes, have been rising in the United States, although they still remain rare overall, according to a U.S. government study. In 2008-2009, there were 129 cases of severe complications – including heart attack, stroke, severe bleeding and kidney failure during or after childbirth – for every 10,000 women who delivered in a hospital, said researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (CDC)