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Many perinatal and maternal deaths avoidable – report

John Kerr posted in on June 14th, 2012.

A new report reviewing the leading causes of death among mothers and children in New Zealand has highlighted maternal suicide during, or shortly after, pregnancy as a tragedy that needs to be addressed. The annual report of the Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) shows suicide continues to be the leading cause of maternal […]

Maternal and perinatal death report raises concerns

John Kerr posted in on July 29th, 2011.

A recent report on maternal and perinatal deaths has raised some tough questions about maternal care in New Zealand. The Perinatal and Maternal Mortality Review Committee (PMMRC) released a report this week which examines the state of New Zealand’s care of expecting and new mothers. The PMMRC reviews maternal deaths and all deaths of infants […]

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