Maternal and New Born Health

Maternal and New Born Health

Maternal health refers to the health of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period.  Perinatal health refers to health from 22 completed weeks gestation until 7 completed days after birth. 

Newborn health refers to babies’ first month of life.  A healthy start during the perinatal period influences infancy childhood and adulthood.

 

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More than 135 million women give birth per year
WHO, 2014

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