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Midwifery has a crucial part to play in saving the lives of millions of women and children who die during and around the time of pregnancy.
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Maternity care that involves a midwife as the main care provider leads to better outcomes for most women.
Giving women who have previously given birth and who are at low risk of complications the opportunity to give birth at home or in a midwifery unit saves the NHS money, is safe for the baby and improves outcomes for the mother.
Up to 3.6 million lives could be saved every year if midwifery services were upgraded in 58 developing countries by 2015.
38 of 58 Countries Surveyed Could Miss Their MDG5 Targets Without 112,000 More Midwives GENEVA/DURBAN, South Africa (PRWEB) June 20, 2011 Up to 3.6 million deaths could be avoided each year in 58 developing countries if midwifery services are upgraded by 2015, according to a major new report released here today by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, and partners. The State of the Worldâ€™s Midwifery 2011, launched at the Triennial Congress of the International Confederation of...
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