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Latest Maternal health Stories

2013-10-02 12:05:01

Community health officers (health workers who are not trained midwives) can safely give injections of the drug oxytocin to prevent severe bleeding after delivery (postpartum hemorrhage) when attending home births in rural areas of Ghana.

2013-09-23 23:02:54

Funds Will Ensure Delivery of Essential Services and Commodities to Help Save Millions of Lives and Position the Global Community to Achieve MDGs 4 and 5 New

2013-09-09 23:04:07

Today, the United Nations Foundation and Planned Parenthood Federation of America are honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Frank Lautenberg with the third annual International Family

2013-09-04 11:53:59

A global group of experts has established research priorities addressing care for women prior to pregnancy, in a consensus statement published in PLOS Medicine this week.

2013-08-30 23:00:59

The Certified Nurse Midwives (CNMs) of Women's Excellence in Midwifery are now offering visits for patients who are not yet pregnant but are considering pregnancy in the very near future.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.