We're counting the days until Christmas. For many it's a chance to have a few days off work, get lots of presents, and over indulge. It is also about the Christmas story and a woman who went on a long donkey ride and gave birth in a barn.
The National Library for Health has a specialist library devoted to women's health. For the public the BBC has a range of information on pregnancy, birth and becoming a parent. It doesn't mention the risk of dying.