News tagged with maternal mortality

Longer maternity leave linked to better infant health

For each additional month of paid maternity leave offered in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), infant mortality is reduced by 13%, according to a new study by researchers from McGill University and UCLA Fielding School ...

Mar 30, 2016
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Planned home births increase

Pregnant women are increasingly choosing to deliver their babies outside of the hospital, with such births rising by 80 percent from 2009 to 2014 despite being associated with higher neonatal and maternal mortality, according ...

Mar 08, 2016
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