Latest articles on Birth Related Deaths

Why babies and mothers are still dying

Look to perceptions and local context – and not more training for nurses – to cut the mortality rate

MSF’s Fezile Kanju – focused on saving the lives of mothers and children in Pakistan

An MSF fieldworker from South Africa is using her skills to help at-risk mothers and children in Pakistan

Sub-Saharan Africa ranks lowest for mothers

Having a baby in sub-Saharan Africa is riskier than anywhere else according to the latest State of the World's Mothers report.

Birth, a measure of progress

Reducing maternal and newborn mortality has to be a priority if Africa is to reach its potential.

The A to Z of opting for a C-section

A C-section is a surgical procedure in which an incision is made through the mother's abdomen and uterus to assist in the safe delivery of a baby.

Maternal mortality under scrutiny

Institutional reform has been touted as a solution to reducing the number of pregnancy and birth related deaths.

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