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Mother to child transmission of HIV prevented by early identification and treatment

Every year millions of infants are born as HIV+ due to mother to child transmission of HIV. Marginalized women with HIV and pregnancy neither have the awareness nor access to health care and thus end up transmitting the disease to her child. 655 more words

Maternal Health

Maternal healthcare

The case of Jessica Ugwuoke exposes the ugly truth of healthcare in Nigeria. Here is a woman who has being in a maternity home to give birth, after two days of being in labour was rushed to Medical… 332 more words


Our Instagram Takeover With the Liya Kebede Foundation

Last week we partnered with the Liya Kebede Foundation, a nonprofit foundation that supports safe motherhood initiatives, on an Instagram takeover to discuss maternal health in India. 332 more words


Pregnancy Loss Cards Help Families, Friends Deal With Miscarriage

In the United States, miscarriages cause the loss of between 15 to 20 percent of reported pregnancies, or around 750,000 each year. Miscarriages are painful times for women and often family and friends do not know how to properly empathize. 127 more words


Call her weak, lazy but remember, she is a child and marriage is not for children.

I turned 24 a few days ago and made a new friend, she is 6 years younger than me. My new friend speaks about the evil in child marriage with a deep feeling. 537 more words

I feel so blessed to be chosen by the Department of Health (DOH) to share about my personal advocacy on breastfeeding during the 1st Buntis Congress in Sarangani. 655 more words