Two Childbirth-Related Deaths at Mass. Hospital Spark State Investigation

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“There’s a lot of theories and most of them are not proven by evidence-based studies,” said Druzin, who said there is a lot of speculation about the cause for the increase. “There’s also people who are older, people with chronic medical disease are now getting pregnant, people born with congenital heart defects are now adults and want to have children.”

Druzin said it’s important for women to receive prenatal care and have access to proper medical care while delivering a baby, so that there is a full medical support team.

“We in the ob/gyn world, we’re here for the 10 to 15 percent of patients” at risk, Druzin said.

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