Breastfeeding may not be a panacea to maternal and infant health disparities but it is a proven way to improve health outcomes. But to make it real, we have to holistically support new mothers and their babies in breastfeeding.
Pregnant women in the U.S. have a greater risk of dying from pregnancy or childbirth related complications than women in 40 other countries around the world. It’s past time to fix this.
Can texting improve your health? An unprecedented public-private partnership begets a new media effort to reduce infant mortality and improve maternal health in the United States.
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By using the peer-to-peer model, the Minnesota International Health Volunteers program avoids, or at least reduces, public health obstacles that arise when there’s a culture clash.
Concern for women’s rights among many conservatives extends only as far as it can be used against our enemies.
Indifference to maternal mortality is closely related to indifference to women’s reproductive rights.
Oh, Senator Coburn. Do you honestly believe an “Office of Unborn Children’s Health” has a role to play in health care reform? Will it improve the United States’ dismal maternal and newborn mortality rates?
The Polish Commissioner for Civil Rights Protection wants to put pressure on the Ministry of Health to prepare high-level standards of care to be guaranteed to all birthing women in Poland.
A closer look at South Dakota’s proposed abortion ban; A Catholic woman and attorney from the Philippines laments her church’s campaign against new family planning legislation; Does stress from racism partially account for high infant mortality rates among black women?