US Lifetime Risk of Death from Pregnancy Jumps 50%. For women in the United Stat…


US Lifetime Risk of Death from Pregnancy Jumps 50%. For women in the United States, the lifetime risk of dying from a pregnancy-related cause has increased 50 percent over the last 15 years, according to a new report. In 2014, a woman in America has the same lifetime risk of pregnancy-related death as a woman in Iran or Romania.