Wednesday, June 30, 2010

The Perils Of Pregnancy

It's a source of joy, fear, pain, love and much more, but for many women, the primal business of childbirth also comes at a very high price. While universally recognized as a milestone of womanhood, pregnancy and childbirth remain among the leading causes of death of women worldwide; every day, one woman per minute dies while giving birth or soon after. An additional 10 million to 15 million women suffer complications resulting from the act of giving life.
Watch the Story of Momma, one woman's tale of dying to give birth, here and read more of the story here.

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