I count myself lucky that during both my deliveries I was pampered by hospital staff in a hygienic environment. I never faced any issues related to sanitation or hygiene that you expect, especially post delivering your child. That time the body is more vulnerable to any kind of infection and contagious diseases. However, on the contrary everyone is not lucky as me!
“With 167 maternal deaths per 1,00,000 live births and 28 newborn deaths per 1,000 live births, India has one of the highest rates of maternal and neonatal mortality in the world. One in five newborn deaths could be prevented by ensuring access to clean water and by providing a clean birthing environment.” This data can definitely give you some jitters as many won’t be aware that the issue is so grave in India and it could be improved by simply providing access to clean water and by ensuring a hygienic birthing environment. Read more