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How Aahar is making a change: A community speaks

Approximately 50% of children under 5 years are malnourished in India. Nearly 39% are stunted, that is low in height for their age. And in the financial capital Mumbai, 26000 children die every year because of malnourishment. 609 more words


Advances in Maternal Health - Medical Wearables

New Advances in Maternal Health are changing the way mothers access care. I will be visiting the Scandu Offices in March. More information coming soon! Enjoy the video:) 41 more words

The Lancet Series on Breastfeeding: Facts

Read more about the most comprehensive review and analyses about breastfeeding at The Lancet.

The depth and breadth of the Breastfeeding Series included 28 systematic reviews and meta-analyses — 22 commissioned specifically for the Series. 23 more words


The Responsibility of Storytellers

This post is written by: Trish Garrity

At the heart of communities there is always a story and a trusted individual carrying it forward. Spanning generations, stories have the power to inspire us, change us, and educate us beyond what we know to where we must go. 652 more words

Maternal Health

Mission Motherhood: Improving Maternal Health Globally

This morning, I was woken up by the cry of my nine-year-old daughter Sophia. She had a nightmare and was scared, and wanted to sleep with me. 815 more words


From Despair to Hope

Midwife and citizen journalist Philomena Okello from Uganda’s Lira District describes her journey as an advocate with White Ribbon Alliance.

I have grown up seeing pregnant mothers and newborns being ‘sentenced to death’ for reasons that could have been prevented. 452 more words


The Tricky Subject of Breastfeeding - Why We Do It and What We Need!

I am one in the 16% of mothers in Sweden who are still breastfeeding their baby at 12 months, compared to 34% in Norway and only 1% in the UK. 908 more words