Pregnant women may anticipate being out of the woods once they deliver a child, but this isn't always the case. And in too many circumstances, medical providers may not recognize the risks these women face until it's too late. Post-delivery complications like preeclampsia (yes, it can occur after delivery, too), hemorrhage and infection occur regularly in the U.S. In fact, the U.S. now has the highest maternal mortality rate of all the world's wealthiest countries. Many of these injuries and deaths are preventable. So why are they happening in the first place?