2007
DOI: 10.1590/s0102-311x2007000800001 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: We Brazilian women have wonderful news to celebrate with the Maria da Penha Act, which provides for prosecution in cases of violence against women. But not everything is reason for celebration. Every year, due to complications of pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum, some 73 Brazilian women die per 100 thousand live births (as compared to 19 in Chile and six in Canada).Maternal death is defined as occurring during pregnancy or within 42 days postpartum, due to any cause related to or aggravated by the pregnan… Show more

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