The unacceptable stigma and shame women face after baby loss must end

By Dr Nono Simelela Too many babies still die in pregnancy or childbirth. The numbers are heartbreaking: approximately one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage, generally before 28 weeks, and 2.6million babies are stillborn, half of whom die in childbirth. Many of these deaths, especially the stillbirths, are preventable with...

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Global Alliance for Newborn Care (GLANCE) Chair Committee Application

By the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants Are you interested in an opportunity to shape the global agenda of maternal and newborn health for the next coming years? Do you have fresh ideas on how the Global Alliance for Newborn Care (GLANCE) can contribute to a better...

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Call to action: Conflict of interest and the infant formula industry

This blog was originally published by the BMJ here. By Tanya Doherty, Lori Lake, Max Kroon, Chantell Witten, Natasha Rhoda, David Sanders Breastfeeding is one of the most cost-effective interventions for improving the health and survival of children, with important short and long-term benefits to families and society. [1] However,...

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