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Mother of 4 children who died during childbirth to retire

A hl. Augustinian mother of four children who died during childbirth is being laid to rest this week.

When her newborn son Matthew Accurso Jr. fights for his life after his mother Lauren Accurso died when he gave birth to him, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a report released on Tuesday that more US women were at one Pregnancy causes dying.

Although the CDC report said more than half of these deaths are preventable, Accurso's family said it was a very rare and unavoidable medical emergency that cost her his life.

According to the CDC report, pregnancy-related deaths – at around 700 a year – are rare – and have been on the increase for decades.

The report found that about one third of maternal deaths occurred during pregnancy, one third during or within one week of birth and the remainder up to one year later.

READ: CDC report on pregnancy-related deaths

According to the report, heart disease and stroke caused more than one out of every three deaths in pregnancy. Other major causes were infections and heavy bleeding. The main causes of death varied according to the time of the pregnancy death.

From 2011 to 2015, the CDC examined about 3,000 deaths in pregnancy using death certificates. The researchers also looked at more in-depth research on around 250 deaths in 13 states from 2013 to 2017.

The latter review found that 60% of deaths were preventable.

The report also found that black women, along with Native Americans and Alaskans, die three times more often before, during or after a baby.

Although heartbreaking, the report can shed light on health concerns that can be handled safely and save another mother's life.

In the meantime, Accurso's family is praying for Baby Matthew and planning a celebration of life for Accurso on Saturday at Crescent Beach Baptist Church, 885 State Road 206 East in St. Augustine. Before that there will be a visit from 5pm. until 7pm Thursday at the Craig Funeral Home in 1475 on the Old Dixie Highway in St. Augustine.

A donation account has been set up to support the Accurso family.

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