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Pregnancy Risks (2022)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-05-13

Duration: 00:03:58

Subjects: Pregnant women | Homicide


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Wallace, Maeve Interviewee


This segment from the May 13, 2022, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the reasons why homicide is the leading cause of death for pregnant women. She interviews Dr. Maeve Wallace, a reproductive and perinatal epidemiologist at Tulane University, who discusses her research into the issue.