Maternal Death

Could Changes in Our Diet Have Made Childbirth More Risky?

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

Many of the strides that have been made in maternal health in the last decade have, indeed, involved increasing access to medical care. The next decades may also see us applying evolutionary science to address the intricate underpinnings of maternal health, yielding a safer birth for all.

Savita Halappanavar's Death - A Human Rights Issue

Barbara Hewson | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Politics
Barbara Hewson

The problem which Ireland now faces is that Ms Halappanavar's Convention rights under Articles 3 and 8 appear to have been breached, as well as her right to life. She was in a position of great vulnerability, yet she seems to have been treated deplorably.

Raising Awareness for World Prematurity Day

Heidi Eldridge | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Heidi Eldridge

Sadly 15 million babies are born before 37 weeks resulting in 1.1 million babies dying every year around the globe. The staggering fact is that reports show around 75% of these deaths could be prevented with better health education and medical care.