Serena Williams Nearly Died After Childbirth
Published on February 21, 2018
Serena Williams says she almost died after giving birth in September. The tennis champion suffered a pulmonary embolism after having an emergency C-section. Williams has a history of blood cot issues, and the embolism led to further complications. She was confined to bedrest for six weeks after the birth of her daughter, Olympia. "Around the world, thousands of women struggle to give birth in the poorest countries.