Staying active as you age is an essential step to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and keeping your independence. One of the biggest causes of mental […]
Some people say that tragedies and disasters make them more religious. Why is that so? Why do tragedies actually strengthen someone’s religious belief? Severe tragedies […]
Postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) is responsible for around 25% of maternal mortality worldwide (WHO, 2007), reaching as high as 60% in some countries. PPH can also […]
Uterotonic drugs act directly on the smooth muscle of the uterus and increase the tone, rate, and strength of rhythmic contractions. The body produces a […]
Being a new mom and having a baby to look after can be overwhelming and stressful, even for the best of us. It doesn’t matter how much you’ve anticipated your baby’s arrival, or how much you love them; you might still end up feeling like your emotions are all over the place. Postpartum depression is so common in new moms that it has been given a nickname – the baby blues. With a complete lack of time to care for yourself, as well as the sleepless nights, it’s no wonder that many new moms suffer from emotions that can take over from time to time.
In 2003, the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) and the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) issued a joint statement that has prioritized universal […]
Managing Complications in Pregnancy and Childbirth Prepared by the JHPIEGO/MNH Program with support from the Averting Maternal Death and Disability Program at the Mailman School […]
Efforts such as the Safe Motherhood Initiative and the World Health Organization (WHO) Making Pregnancy Safer Division and strategies to meet the United Nations Millennium […]