News tagged with birth attendant
Research brings together evidence about the potential for misoprostol to prevent bleeding after home births in low resource countries.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When she was 20 years old, Alphonsina Zara was pregnant with her first child. After three days of excruciating labour, though she was in a health centre, her baby was stillborn.
Health Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Countdown to 2015: Early breast feeding is the most equitable intervention, skilled birth attendance the least equitable
An article in this week's edition of the Lancet tracks progress towards Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5, that promote maternal and child health. It finds that skilled birth attendant coverage was the least equitable interv ...
Health Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Post-partum haemorrhage (PPH; excessive bleeding) immediately after giving birth is a major killer of women in developing countries, responsible for a third of maternal deaths in Africa and Asia. Results of an international ...
Health Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In rural Bangladesh, non-certified providers such as village doctors and untrained birth attendants are the first-line providers for women with severe obstetric complications, according to a new study ...
Health Jan 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0