The race to prevent the sudden death of mothers in childbirth in the U.S.

About 700 women die each year in the U.S. due to complications from pregnancy or giving birth, according to the CDC, which Dr. Neel Shah is hoping to change.
9:49 | 05/17/18

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for The race to prevent the sudden death of mothers in childbirth in the U.S.

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":55226525,"title":"The race to prevent the sudden death of mothers in childbirth in the U.S.","duration":"9:49","description":"About 700 women die each year in the U.S. due to complications from pregnancy or giving birth, according to the CDC, which Dr. Neel Shah is hoping to change.","url":"/Nightline/video/race-prevent-sudden-death-mothers-childbirth-us-55226525","section":"Nightline","mediaType":"default"}