maternal health

Women
Plus: Research to help transgender athletes take the field.
Politics
The senator and 2020 presidential candidate is set to reintroduce legislation to address maternal mortality in the coming weeks.
Politics
Sen. Cory Booker reintroduced similar legislation in the Senate, notably aiming to improve black women’s access to maternal health care.
Parenting
The black maternal mortality crisis is not improving. Doulas can help.
Health
Reducing maternal mortality by half, California is U.S. outlier in “despicable” trend.
Health
A dramatic 200 percent increase in postbirth conditions like sepsis has disproportionately affected women of color.
Health
Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand's newly proposed legislation focuses on social problems and medical interventions.
Health
"I want them to treat us with the same care and concern that they show white women and children.”
Parenting
You see, it was the first time that I could see in the eyes of this mother that our work mattered. All of the fundraising
Women
A new publication by the WHO has produced 49 recommendations on antenatal care for a positive pregnancy experience. Death
Women
And I just can't stop thinking about her. (Mothers and children wait to be seen at the Medishare clinic in Marmont, Haiti
Tech
While innovative financing and new systems approaches will help achieve this goal, we cannot bridge the resource gap and truly accelerate our progress without innovation. The US Agency for International Development (USAID) is committed to fostering innovation to reach this goal.
Impact
The teams are made up of healthcare providers working within the facility who are trained to analyze the causes of newborn
Politics
A newborn care facility at the epicenter of the opioid epidemic has become a national model for hospitals that are overflowing
Women
With America unique among developed and most developing countries in its rising maternal mortality, it's especially encouraging to see significant progress in mothers' and newborn survival in sites across the developing world.
Impact
International Day of the Girl is celebrated on 11 October each year. Around the world NGOs, civil society groups, UN agencies