Maternal and Child Health

#1 – The Global State of Maternal Health

In this first episode of The Mom Pod, hosted by Girls’ Globe Founder and President Julia Wiklander, you will be given an in-depth introduction to the global state of maternal health.

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Julia interviews Brigid McConville, Director of White Ribbon Alliance UK, who shares her expertise in the field of maternal health around the world. She tells stories of progress, speaks about what more needs to be done and what we can do. Brigid is a journalist and an award-winning author. She recently released her book On Becoming a Mother – Welcoming your new baby and your new life with wisdom from around the world. 

Julia also calls Emma Saloranta, Co-Founder of The Mom Pod, who is based in Tanzania to speak about expectations, hopes and more!

What do you want The Mom Pod to cover? Do you have unanswered questions you want an expert to tackle or are you curious about motherhood in other parts of the world? Record your voice message here or send us a written note.

Cover Photo Credit: UNICEF Ethiopia/ Tesfaye, Creative Commons on Flickr.

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Category: Maternal and Child Health    The Mom Pod
Tagged with: Brigid McConville    Global Health    Maternal Health    Motherhood    Podcast    SRHR    White Ribbon Alliance    women's rights

The Mom Pod

A bi-weekly podcast series, produced by Girls' Globe, focusing on issues related to motherhood, babies and maternal health around the world. The podcast highlights a variety of issues important to mothers, fathers and other caregivers ranging from birth practices and cultural beliefs related to pregnancy and childbirth, breastfeeding, postpartum healing and depression, babies development, differences in maternity and paternity benefits, sleep and more! The Mom Pod brings together research, data, hot topics in the media and personal stories and experiences of mothers from around the world to highlight differences - but also to remind us how many things mothers across the globe have in common.

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