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Hospital Stops Drug Trials for Pregnant Women after 11 Babies Die (Dutch News)

Post Date: 07/25/2018

Amsterdam’s UMC teaching hospital has halted trials of a drug to help pregnant women whose babies are not growing well… [Read More]

New Zealand Maternal Death Rate Halves but Work Needed to Reduce Neonatal Deaths (New Zealand Herald)

Post Date: 06/28/2018

The number of Kiwi women who die during or soon after pregnancy has almost halved, new figures show. The drop… [Read More]

Helping Hoosier Infants (My Wabash Valley)

Post Date: 06/15/2018

The most recent CDC rankings place Indiana as the sixth highest state for infant mortality in the country. This is… [Read More]

Prisoners to parental incarceration: how do incarceration rates affect infant mortality? (Medical Bag)

Post Date: 06/10/2018

The effect of mass incarceration is especially harsh on families with young children, as recent parental incarceration (usually fathers) raises… [Read More]

Male Involvement Key to Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality (Modern Ghana)

Post Date: 06/02/2018

Dads’ Support Clubs, which teach men to assist their wives at home, help during pregnancy, and to have a greater… [Read More]

Creating a Safe Place for Women to Give Birth in Africa (Liberian Daily Observer)

Post Date: 06/02/2018

Liberia has one of the highest maternal mortality ratios, and also very high mortality rates for newborns. In response, Africare… [Read More]

Health for Migrants and Dominicans of Haitian Descent (The Lancet)

Post Date: 05/30/2018

Hundreds of thousands of people whose official status is bogged down in administrative struggle are afraid to access health care… [Read More]

SA Infant Mortality Rate Down to Lowest Level in Nearly 20 Years (News 24)

Post Date: 05/18/2018

South Africa’s infant mortality rate is at its lowest level in almost 20 years, the Institute of Race Relations (IRR)… [Read More]

New Mexico’s Midwife Programs Garner National Attention (KOB 4)

Post Date: 05/10/2018

A group of researchers ranked New Mexico second in the U.S. when it comes to the high number of midwives,… [Read More]

An Alternative to Delivering Babies at the Hospital (WBHM)

Post Date: 05/06/2018

Alabama has the second-highest infant mortality rate. And more rural hospitals are closing, leaving tens of thousands without convenient access… [Read More]