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Latest Maternal death Stories

2014-01-09 08:29:10

Partnership reveals improved maternal health outcomes in Uganda and Zambia pilot districts WASHINGTON, Jan.

2013-12-02 21:09:31

The new report, “Maternal Mortality in France,” coordinated by Inserm Unit U953, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal Health and Women’s and Children’s Health, announces a reduction in the rate of mortality due to postpartum hemorrhage—the leading cause of maternal mortality in France—for the 2007-2009 data compared to 2004-2006.

2013-11-18 13:15:52

Heart disease is the leading cause of women’s pregnancy-related deaths in California — but nearly one-third could be prevented.

2013-10-31 23:38:23

In Birth Ambassadors: Doulas and the Re-Emergence of Woman-Supported Birth in America, a new book published by Praeclarus Press, Christine Morton and Elayne Clift describe why women are seeking

2013-09-26 09:50:17

Ten health care innovations, if brought to scale immediately in low-resource countries, could have the potential to save the lives of some 1.2 million mothers and children in 2015.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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