Mothers in the US have been dying at a rising rate, yet a new study reports that nurses may not do the best job educating new moms about postpartum dangers. Should it all fall on their overburdened shoulders or is this wider problem and responsibilty?

A neonatal nurse died after childbirth from a preventable cause despite having a physician husband and being at a hospital with great “numbers,” leading NPR and Propublica on an extended hunt to explore what might be going on systemically.

Here’s their followup piece on the recent nursing study, then watch the Facebook Live video and lend your voice in the comments. SHARE please!

The original journal article is here. Some great resources for education are here and here.


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