Even a more liberal source, time.com/4508369/why-u-w-women-still-die-during-childbirth/ ties more maternal deaths to problems the women probably walked into the pregnancy with, like obesity and diabetes.
How does which side is in office influence habits that are conducive to these disorders? Or the choice to become pregnant, sometimes made by women well over 300 lbs?
Could maternal deaths in countries like Turkey be related to less obesity? Women in developing world countries don’t simply stop having babies because they are above a certain age.