#pregnancy

  • Article: Most Pregnancies Last 9 Months. Why Is the Deadliness of Childbirth Still Taking Us by Surprise?
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    Most Pregnancies Last 9 Months. Why Is the Deadliness of Childbirth Still Taking Us by Surprise?

    From Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance|March 8, 2019

    Vaccines help to dramatically reduce maternal and neonatal deaths. Read more

  • Article: Pregnant Women Urged to Get Ebola Vaccine During Deadly DRC Outbreak

    Pregnant Women Urged to Get Ebola Vaccine During Deadly DRC Outbreak

    From Voice of America|Feb. 25, 2019

    There have been about 853 Ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo since August Read more

  • Feature: Here's What Pregnancy Looks Like Around Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Here's What Pregnancy Looks Like Around Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Olivia Kestin|Nov. 20, 2018

    About 830 women die from pregnancy- or childbirth-related complications every day. Read more

  • Article: Air Pollution Particles Discovered in Mothers' Placentas: Study

    Air Pollution Particles Discovered in Mothers' Placentas: Study

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 18, 2018

    This is a serious threat to fetus development, childbirth, and a healthy life outside the womb. 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: New Zealand May Soon Offer Miscarriage Leave to Grieving Parents

    New Zealand May Soon Offer Miscarriage Leave to Grieving Parents

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 15, 2018

    A common trauma, miscarriage is still not widely talked about around the world. Read more

  • Article: Reversing Burundi's Pregnant School Girl Ban Is Not Enough, Activists Say

    Reversing Burundi's Pregnant School Girl Ban Is Not Enough, Activists Say

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 1, 2018

    Campaigners say tens of thousands of girls in Africa are ostracised or shamed for becoming pregnant Read more

  • Article: Desperate Pregnant Women Flee Venezuela to Find Lifesaving Health Care

    Desperate Pregnant Women Flee Venezuela to Find Lifesaving Health Care

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 19, 2018

    The numbers of babies and women dying during or after childbirth in Venezuela have soared. Read more