Haemorrhage, Eclampsia, Obstructed Labour, Unsafe Abortion, Infection and Anaemia are regarded as major events that lead to maternal mortality. However, the real reasons for maternal mortality are the inappropriate response of childbirth attendants to complications of pregnancy and delivery, or failure of women with such complications to receive the help they need to be safe due to delays. The inappropriate response of childbirth attendants contributes to either worsening the complications that kill women or doing nothing to prevent or treat it.
Most women who are pregnant or in labour seek the help of someone or an institution usually a birth attendant, a childbirth care centre or a spiritual house or person. The book is also on a mission to guide all stakeholders on how best to respond appropriately to complications of childbirth that can take lives.
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Apart from establishing the that the negative practices of most unskilled childbirth attendants cause or worsen the complications of pregnancy and labour, this book unmasked the real forces responsible for the unsafe deliveries that lead to maternal/newborn mortality and morbidity.
You will be shocked to know that pregnant women themselves, their husbands, friends and mentors, church/religious group, and even the public, are all in one way or the other, responsible for unsafe delivery.More info →
Many women with fibroids get pregnant and deliver safely without any untoward effects. However, a lot of women face serious challenges to their health and comfort with fibroids in-situ. The fibroids located in the lower uterine segment, cervix and submucous aspects of the womb produce the greatest complications of fibroids in pregnancy. Therefore fibroid is a one of the reasons for pregnancy-related problems or complications.More info →
Every pregnant woman and her spouse, spiritual overseers, friends, and relatives should know what world accepted, standard antenatal care should look like. It will help pregnant women comply with the demands of their caregivers.More info →