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The coronavirus pandemic has taken a devastating toll on pregnant women in SA, triggering a 40% increase in maternal deaths and a 10% increase in stillbirths in the year to April 2021, research published in the SA Health Review shows.

The trend reverses hard-won gains in maternal health in SA, which in the decade before Covid-19 saw a steady decline in deaths among women before, during and immediately after childbirth...

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