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Pregnancy and medicine

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Safe Motherhood Week teams up with OpenIDEO

October 25, 2017

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Breast cancer treatment during pregnancy is possible, and providing standard treatment is followed, maternal prognosis is as good as in non-pregnant women.

Dr. Frédéric Amant

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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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Motherhood stories: Well-known women explain the highs and lows of being a working mother

October 25, 2017

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The latter is the most important task, because the local training provides continuity to motherhood care when volunteers return to their countries of origin.

José Manuel Puente Agueda

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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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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.

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