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Maternal mental health: a call to action 

At the end of another Maternal Mental Health Awareness week it is easy to move our attention away from perinatal mental health for another year. In this article the Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) remind us of the importance of maintaining a focus on this vital topic for Mothers, babies......
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Midwives under fire-the reality of life in Afghanistan

Afghan Midwives
A news report this week bore the headline ‘Gunmen killed a midwife who refused to leave a woman in labour’. It is a harrowing read, including the story of Maryam Noorzad who was supporting a woman to give birth as terrorists burst into her hospital in 2020 and shot her......