Bixby research on misoprostol was featured in the San Francisco Chronicle Magazine, June 2006
Why can’t we prevent more childbirth deaths? Blame abortion politics
By Janet Wells
There are 14 million obstetric hemorrhages a year, killing an estimated 128,000 women, almost all in the developing world, where most births happen at home without skilled medical care. Severe postpartum bleeding is the No. 1 cause of maternal mortality worldwide: One woman dies every four minutes.