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Latest News on Maternal Health in the US

I have often focused on maternal health and mortality around the globe especially where the deaths rates are the largest, but there is much-needed sustained discussion about maternal mortality in the United States. 209 more words


New Company Launches to Combat Maternal and Newborn Mortality in the US

The word is getting out that maternal and newborn mortality are an ever-increasing problem in the United States. As I have written before, the United States has the highest ratio of maternal mortality of any developed country in the world and yet we spend the most on health care globally. 288 more words


Days in the Doctors Mess - Tommy's #talktosomeone Maternal Mental Health Campagin

During my pregnancy, when my mental health was at it’s least stable I went through a phase of being unable to be left at home on my own.   1,114 more words

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#GGhangout: Let's Respond to Women's and Children's Health in Crisis Situations

Women, girls and children are considered among the most vulnerable populations in the world. They experience some of the most extreme health risks every day and often live under constant risk, danger and in unsafe conditions. 208 more words


Report shows global mistreatment of women during childbirth

A new report based on information from 34 countries, published in the journal PLOS Medicine, has revealed that “many women globally experience poor treatment during childbirth, including abusive, neglectful or disrespectful care.” The abuses and humiliations these mothers undergo — including being slapped and pinched during labor, yelled at, denied pain medicine, neglected or forced to share beds with other women who just gave birth — could be driving  them away from hospitals, undermining international goals of reducing deaths during childbirth. 102 more words

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Help Me Get to India to Improve Women's Health!!

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I have been given the opportunity to spend my fall doing something that benefits the millions of people in this world who live on less than $2 a day and also supports my career goals. 284 more words

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