Latest Infant mortality Stories
Just days before Mother’s Day, the Save the Children foundation released their 13th annual ranking of the best and worst countries to be a mom.
A new study, “Born Too Soon: The Global Action Report on Preterm Birth,” reports that 15 million babies are born preterm, more than 1 million die as a result of being born early, and three-quarters of the babies could be saved if cost-effective interventions were made.
Canada's ranking in international child health indexes would dramatically improve if measurements were standardized.
A large regional hospital in Ghana saw a reduction in maternal and infant deaths after continuous quality improvement (QI) initiatives were put into place through a collaborative partnership.
The nation's preterm birth rate slipped under 12 percent for the first time in nearly a decade, the fourth consecutive year it declined, potentially sparing tens of thousands of babies the serious health consequences of an early birth.
Women whose first pregnancy ended in infant death are significantly more likely to have a subsequent stillbirth finds new research published today (21 September) in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
- A handkerchief.
- Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
- In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.