#childbirth

  • Article: 7 Staggering Facts From the UN's New Report on Hunger

    7 Staggering Facts From the UN's New Report on Hunger

    By Joe McCarthy|July 15, 2019

    After years of progress, the fight against hunger faces huge setbacks. Read more

  • Article: This Mom Died Delivering Her Child After Waiting Seven Hours for Medical Care

    This Mom Died Delivering Her Child After Waiting Seven Hours for Medical Care

    By Jerica Deck|Oct. 25, 2018

    Black mothers are 243% more likely than white mothers to die from pregnancy complications Read more

  • Article: 3 Reasons Giving Birth in Sierra Leone Is Still So Difficult

    3 Reasons Giving Birth in Sierra Leone Is Still So Difficult

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Diana Duong|Oct. 19, 2018

    An estimated 1,165 mothers die for every 100,000 births in Sierra Leone. Read more

  • Article: Here’s What It’s Like to Give Birth in 3 African Countries
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    Here’s What It’s Like to Give Birth in 3 African Countries

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Diana Duong|Sept. 17, 2018

    How the Global Financing Facility has made a difference in three front-runner countries. Read more

  • Article: Serena Williams' Husband Is in Awe of Her 'Mom Strength Button'

    Serena Williams' Husband Is in Awe of Her 'Mom Strength Button'

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 2, 2018

    Becoming a mother has made Williams even stronger. Read more

  • Article: 5 Awesome Quotes from New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern on Her Pregnancy

    5 Awesome Quotes from New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern on Her Pregnancy

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 19, 2018

    “I am not the first woman to multi-task.” Read more

  • Article: Serena Williams’ Scary Childbirth Story Is Part of a Larger Pattern of Discrimination Against Black Moms

    Serena Williams’ Scary Childbirth Story Is Part of a Larger Pattern of Discrimination Against Black Moms

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Jana Sepehr|Jan. 11, 2018

    An estimated 700 to 900 mothers die from childbirth in the US each year. Read more

  • Article: This New Drug Could Stop the No. 1 Cause of Childbirth Death

    This New Drug Could Stop the No. 1 Cause of Childbirth Death

    By Gabriella Canal|May 1, 2017

    Global health agency officials say more maternal deaths are preventable with this drug. Read more