Senate Health and Human Services: Maternal Mortality

Senate Health and Human Services: Maternal Mortality


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The Committee met to discuss the following: 1) Monitor the implementation of legislation addressed by the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, 85th Legislature and make recommendations for any legislation needed to improve, enhance, and/or complete implementation, including but not limited to: Initiatives to better understand the causes of maternal mortality and morbidity, including the impact of legislation passed during the first special session of the 85th Legislature. Recommend ways to improve health outcomes for pregnant women and methods to better collect data related to maternal mortality and morbidity… The committee met on numerous issues, and this report focuses on maternal safety, mortality and morbidity.