Updates to the CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health Webpage on Severe Maternal Morbidity (SMM)

Published Date: 
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Issue: 
No.195
Category: 
Resources, Reports, Research

The CDC’s Division of Reproductive Health Webpage on Severe Maternal Morbidity (SMM) has been updated. Affecting more than 50,000 women in the U.S. from 2013 to 2014, SMM includes unexpected outcomes of labor and delivery that result in significant consequences to a woman’s health. The web update provides the most current information about trends in SMM in the United States and an updated list of 21 indicators and the corresponding Internal Classification of Diseases (ICD) codes for health professionals to track SMM. 

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