Cultural Geography

Dealing With Hazards

Is childbirth still a significant cause of death for women?

From the beginning of time until the mid-twentieth century, a leading cause of death for young women was complications during childbirth. Now, in developed countries, there is almost no risk of death during pregnancy and labor.


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