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Pregnancy and Medicine in numbers: The Safe Motherhood Report

June 9, 2016

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Women’s concerns about their health should not simply be dismissed because they are pregnant or postpartum. This delay in diagnosis can be catastrophic.

Pete Wallroth Founder and CEO Mummy’s Star

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Pregnancy and parenthood at work

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Finding information about pregnancy and safe motherhood

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Maternal care in special situations

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Parental leave improves maternal health, says Australian study

June 9, 2016

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Safe Motherhood week is a great example of what can be achieved when governments, private sector and civil society come together with one focus – to find solutions that can help save our mothers.

Dr. Naveen Rao

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Get involved!

You can help shine a light on the importance of safe motherhood. Lend your voice to our campaign by raising awareness, sharing our message on social networks, and highlighting maternal champions!

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Maternal rights exist.

We all have the power to make motherhood safe.

Safe Motherhood Week aims to bring diverse groups of people together to achieve a shared goal - ensuring women everywhere have access to the highest quality maternal care, before, during, and after pregnancy.

It’s up to all of us to make this happen!

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Food for Thought

A very thought provoking article in the Washington Post questions the use of ‘life expectancy’ statistics , suggesting that “the years you will spend living free of disease and disability on […]

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