Tag Maternal mortality

How The Desire For Male Child Is Causing Maternal Morbidity, Mortality In Nigeria: Read These 3 Women Tales Of Woes

The quest for a male child has resulted in multiple un-spaced pregnancies, in most African countries. This is one of the reasons why many women are dying during childbirth and lots more developing many health problems. Male child preference has

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Experts Raise Concern On How Barriers To Family Planning Trigger Rise In Maternal And Infant Mortality

Medical experts have emphasised on the need for Nigerians to embrace family planning fully as part of measures to curb maternal and infant mortality in the country. They lamented that despite the drop in the fertility rate from 5.5 percent

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Mom-Of-Twins, Alia McCants’ Near-death Experience Throws A Major Spotlight On The Deadly Risks Women & Their Babies Face At Childbirth 

The woman pictured above, Alia McCants, 35, was close to becoming a statistic in what has become an alarming trend in the U.S., woman dying during and after childbirth, often in instances that could have been prevented. In the case

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KAMA Highlights Ways To Reduce Maternal Mortality Rate In Nigeria

Maternal mortality refers to deaths of women or young girls due to complications from pregnancy or childbirth. According to a report by the United Nations, Nigeria is one of the countries of the world with highest rates of maternal mortality.

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“After what I went through having my child, it dawned on me that it’s not easy to be a mother”- Stephanie Linus Talks About Maternal Mortality In Nigeria

Nollywood actress and mum-of-one, Stephanie Okereke-Linus, has bared her thoughts on what motherhood can feel like in this part of the world. The movie star was speaking as part of activities commemorating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations Population

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Nigeria is 4th Worst Country to Give Birth in the World – WHO

A new report has emerged from the World Health Organisation (WHO), declaring Nigeria, the ‘giant of Africa’, as the 4th worst country to give birth. According to the report, Nigeria’s maternal mortality rate is at an all-time high with 814 female deaths per

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