A Partnership to Champion Healthy Newborns in Nigeria

My first contact with Save the Children was in 2008, just after I obtained my fellowship in pediatrics from the National Post-Graduate Medical College of Nigeria. I was in Katsina – and one of only two pediatricians in that city – when Save the Children invited me for training on...

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Stacey and Sean Dinburg, whose daughter Rhyan Ava was born sleeping in 2014. Photo credit: Gabrielle Matarazzo.

Let’s End the Silence Around Stillbirth

Stillbirths, pregnancy losses that happen after 20 weeks’ gestation, affect nearly 24,000 families in the United States each year. For every baby who dies of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome), approximately 10 babies are stillborn. Despite the frequency of these tragic losses, stillbirth receives little attention, and families often feel...

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This Ugandan Midwife Believes Every Baby Can Be Someone Important

By: Joy Marini, MS, PA-C, and Winnie Mwebesa, MD. Originally posted on Global Citizen "I always imagine that the babies might become someone important in life, or do something great." Hours away from bustling Kampala, in a rural district of central Uganda, the sound of a hungry newborn crying echoes...

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