maternal mortality 

Investing in More Midwives Could Help Save Lives, UN Study Finds

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Midwives don't only deliver babies, they can deliver health services to women, as well, something that could affect newborn and maternal deaths worldwide, the Associated Press reports.
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United Nations study finds governments should support more resources for midwives.

Sharp Drop in Maternal Deaths Worldwide

LONDON (AP) - The number of women dying in childbirth worldwide has dropped dramatically, a British medical journal reports, adding that it was pressured to delay its findings until after U.N. meetings this week on public health funding. A separ...

More Women May be Dying After Giving Birth

As if the raging health care debate needed any more fuel added to its fire, a recent study in California indicates that the number of women dying from childbirth may be on the rise, having almost tripled in that state over the past decade, reports ...

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