These US Maternal Health Care Statistics are Shocking 😳

The United States of America is a great place to live. On the world stage we are leaders in economic and military power, cultural influence and entrepreneurship. Because of all of these great achievements, you might assume that we are also paving the way with exceptional maternal health care. You would be wrong.

Every time I see these statistics, I feel blindsided. Not only are we not providing exceptional systemic care for our mothers, we are barely providing adequate care. How is this possible? Mothers are the creators and nurturers of the future of our country.

Here are the shocking stats:

 
 
 

Can you believe it?!

While these statistics seem pretty dismal, we could look at this as an opportunity to make an impact. Perhaps the best way to do this is to vote. And encourage your representatives to stand behind maternal health policies. Here are a few resources that can help you take action to improve maternal health care in the United States: