Skip to comments.AmnestyInternational: In the U.S., Too Many Women Dying While Having Babies
Posted on 03/12/2010 4:47:31 AM PST by Cardhu
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I agree with what you posted, except about the early teens part.
Humans up until just recently always had their kids in the teenage years, our bodies are far more flexible and capable of it then.
A sixteen or seventeen year old woman is far more likely to have a safer pregnancy than a 35 year old is.
In truth, 1 mother dying in childbirth is too many.. However, it’s the real world, and it happens. So AI can go FO.
I would trust Amnesty International’s numbers like I trust my Bible./sarc
Every day in the U.S., more than two women die of pregnancy-related causes, with the maternal mortality ratio doubling from 6.6 deaths per 100,000 births in 1987 to 13.3 deaths per 100,000 births in 2006. (And as shocking as these figures are, Amnesty notes that the actual number of maternal deaths in the U.S. may be a lot higher since there are no federal requirements to report these outcomes and since data collection at the state and local levels needs to be improved.)
Obesity, no prenatal care for illegals who show up to have their baby. They’ll cry about no actual numbers for birth related deaths but they won’t cry for actual numbers of abortion related deaths, and you will never hear about how having a child is good for you, especially with all the joy and love that is produced watching their shenanigans.
This article is total BS and just another attempt to validate the failed Euro-socialism.
In America, we don't want no steenkin' socialism. We want our individual freedom as defined in our Constitution.
MAO-bam is a communist. Deal with it!
“Im calling BULLSHIT on this one.”
You and me both. I don’t believe this for a minute.
Saying this as one who, having moved to Canada for her husband 10 years ago, dearly misses American health care.
You forgot, "Not smoke, drink, and use drugs."
Wow! In a country of 300,000,000 people *only* 2.4 women die of pregnancy related causes each day.My guess is that more than that die each day from stubbed toes.And of those 2.4 women,how many of them had,the day before,entered this country illegally from Mexico,Guatemala,Nigeria,etc? And how many of them were junkies who has access to good pre-natal care but couldn't be bothered to take advantage because they were "just too busy"?
Exactly. If women are dying during childbirth in this country it's not because the OBs don't know what they're doing. Show me a statistic that seems to demonstrate inferior care in the US, and I'll show you why the opposite is true and why the statistic cited is BS. In the US we have freedom, which means people who are at high risk for pregnancy related complications can choose to become pregnant anyway. People can choose lifestyles etc. that put them and their baby at risk.
Also anytime you see statistics from socialist countries ask yourself whether or not you can trust those statistics.
AmnestyInternational: In the U.S., Too Many Women Dying While Having Babies
If true, too many OB doctors getting out of the delivery business because they cannot afford the malpractice inurance. Thank our attorney/legal system for that.
My, my, some JEALOUS folks who treat the US healthcare system with some dislike. If the US healthcare system is SO BAD, why do folks like a Canadian PM come to Miami FL, for heart surgery?
Tort issues is why we have this Obamcare mess to begin with.
‘The report notes that black women in the U.S. are nearly four times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women’
Compare the stats between black women and white women:
1) the diet during pregnancy.
2) weight gain and the stress it places on the heart
3) exercise during pregnancy
4) one group(black) that is probably on medicare and one group(white) that probably is on private plans
5) white women probably are more emotionally supported by their husbands.......blacks have an extremely high out of wedlock pregnancies.
“Anchor babies.” — CholeraJoe
Right. Safe borders would help curb this. So, do McCainiac and Nancy Grahamnesty want to curb pregnancy deaths? Secure the borders!
Save a baby — weaken McCain.
Adding this thread to:
Hayworth vs. McCain — Primary Headline Roundup
“Some people choose to drink, smoke and do drugs during their pregnancy. When the outcome is bad they want to blame someone else.”
Also lots of women wait until they are over 40 to have their first child, that is added risk.
1) Where did AI get their numbers?
2) As pointed out already, there are many factors that contribute to bad outcomes. I’m willing to bet that the illegal border crossers, sneaking into the US to have their anchor babies after having had NO prenatal care (and possibly, no medical care ever), and subjecting themselves to the strain of crossing, have a fairly high mortality rate.
3) I think the new age trends such as having home deliveries probably increases the rate, too. Some of those New Agers choose NOT to have any kind of prenatal care.
4) The role of abortion cannot be overlooked. Although the only figures I’ve seen relate to fetal death rate, a past abortion is as risky to a fetus as smoking during pregnancy. I wouldn’t be surprised if that also translates to a higher maternal death rate.
Unless there is an immediately life-threatening pregnancy complication (e.g. ectopic pregnancy), child birth is always safer for the mother than abortion. It’s infinitely safer for the baby...
Is that supposed to be a part near the end where they ask which one has the lotion?
Every day in the US, illegal aliens murder or injure
more than 100 Americans, and they rape more than 50
American children per day.
Where is NOW, Amnesty International or the drunk US Congress?
Where is the reporting? The outrage?
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