Many challenges remain to ensure that all women and children have access to the health services they need to live healthy and fulfilling lives. Midwives and other health professionals play a great part in changing the health outcomes for mothers and their babies – and are doing so around the world. At Girls’ Globe we want to highlight the progress as well as the great steps that remain, the encouraging stories and the changemakers. Find all news, opinions and stories about maternal and child health from the perspectives of women and girls worldwide below.

     

  1. Maternal and Child Health
    Accessing Safe Abortion during Lockdown in Africa

    MAMA Network details the need for safe, accessible medical abortion services during COVID-19 lockdown.

  2. Maternal and Child Health
    Motherhood in Conflict: Grace’s Story

    Stories of motherhood and the female experience during war are often excluded and unexplored. This neglect shows in the little…

  3. Maternal and Child Health
    Postpartum Psychosis: the ‘Silent’ Postpartum Disorder

    In August 2018, singer and songwriter Adele brought attention to postpartum psychosis when she shared a photo with her friend,…

  4. Maternal and Child Health
    Gayle’s Birth Story: knowledge is power

    In this week's episode of The Positive Birth Story Podcast, Gayle tells us about two very different births that took…

  5. Maternal and Child Health
    Connie’s Birth Story: voicing your fear and letting it out

    The Positive Birth Story Podcast features empowering & positive stories about birth. Swedish midwife Åsa Holstein shares her in-depth knowledge…

  6. Maternal and Child Health
    Krissy’s Birth Story: the greatest meditation

    The Positive Birth Story Podcast is back! In this episode we hear from Krissy Shields - founder of Maha Mama.

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