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Flu vaccine in pregnancy – safe and necessary

Pregnant women need to have access to safe and timely vaccinations, however, this is not always the case. Concerns about the impact on the unborn infant and lack of evidence…
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World Preeclampsia Day brings focus on maternal health

The first-ever World Preeclampsia Day took place last month, with a number of maternal health organisations joining forces in a bid to raise awareness of preeclampsia as a life-threatening complication…
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Female MEPs bringing babies to work

Female members of the European Parliament are making their mark by bringing their children with them to work. MEPs are not currently entitled to parental leave, and while they are…
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Device that could curb maternal deaths wins funding

A device that could save the lives of women all over the world by treating postpartum haemorrhage (PPH) has received significant funding, and could be available widely soon. The University…
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Systematic thinking on maternal healthcare in Malta

At the Alliance for Maternal Health Equality, we believe that when it comes to maternal health, if we continue to have a fragmented approach, we will continue to get fragmented…
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Danger of listeria in early pregnancy

Pregnant women and their developing babies are particularly susceptible to listeria, which can cause miscarriage or stillbirth, or even encourage premature labour. For this reason, many expectant mothers avoid foods…
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WHO decides for maternal health? She Decides

The reinstatement of the “Global Gag Rule” in U.S. and the resulting gap in funding for global NGOs proving maternal healthcare was a huge blow to all of those working…
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