World Breastfeeding Week

World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is a global campaign to raise awareness and galvanise action on themes related to breastfeeding. The event is marked yearly by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network that aims to protect, promote and support breastfeeding around the world. World Breastfeeding Week (WBW)

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Maternal Mental Health Month

Postpartum Support International highlight that around 1 in 5 new mothers will experience some form of perinatal anxiety or mood disorder. The month of may, including the first Wednesday which marks World Maternal Health Day, allows the opportunity to address maternal mental health. These illnesses often are left unaddressed and[…]

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Caesarean Awareness Month

The International Cesarean Awareness Network (ICAN) work increase awareness of this month. The aim being to improve maternal-child health by reducing preventable cesareans through education, supporting cesarean recovery, and advocating for vaginal birth after cesarean. See: http://www.ican-online.org/

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Pregnancy and COVID-19

What effect does coronavirus have on pregnant women? Pregnant women do not appear to be more predisposed to the consequences of coronavirus than the general population. However, as this is a new virus, the long-term effects are still uncertain. It is expected the large majority of pregnant women will experience[…]

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