A spike in rates of pregnancy-related deaths in Texas spurs soul-searching
Pregnant woman at doctor's office (Photo: Shutterstock)

Last week, researchers studying maternal mortality in the U.S. reported an ominous trend: The rate of pregnancy-related deaths in Texas seemed to have doubled since 2010, making the Lone Star State one of the most dangerous places in the developed world to have a baby. Reproductive health advocates were quick to blame the legislature for slashing…