Posts Tagged ‘MaternalHealth’

Meet Ana Maritza Lacan Petzey

What is your name and position at Saving Mothers? Ana Maritza Lacan Petzey, Clinical Educator Why did you join Saving Mothers? I wanted to help the women in my community. How long have you been working for Saving Mothers? 4 years What has been the most life-changing experience for you in working for Saving Mothers?…

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National Safe Motherhood Day

It’s National Safe Motherhood Day. On this day we recognize the 343,000 women in developing nations that die during childbirth each year because of unsafe and unsanitary conditions. It’s time we invest in maternal health.    

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Trump has defunded UN Population Fund

All funding to the UN’s Family Planning Agency has been cut. This is truly detrimental to the lives of women globally. The agencies funding has prevented an estimated 320,000 unintended pregnancies, averted almost 100,000 unsafe abortions, prevented about 10,000 maternal deaths, and enabled about 800,000 people to have access to contraception. And this was just…

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