maternal mortality

MAMA’s Post-Partum Family Planning Messages for Mothers across the World

By Kirsten Gagnaire, Global Director of MAMA

Mothers shape the lives of children, impact communities, and sustain nations through their nurturing and work, serving as a lifeline for future generations to come. When a mother dies, her absence is felt throughout the world….

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The Cost of a Woman’s Life

By Zayid Douglas, Program Associate, International Center for Research on Women

Even though Naimah* had sought care a couple of times during her pregnancy at a clinic near her village in western Kenya, she died during childbirth. Her baby lived for a short period afterward before eventually dying, too…

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