Proper sanitation and care – Must for every new mom

“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.”

The state of Maternal and Child Healthcare in our country clearly showcases the sad state of events. 44% of the total population still defecates in public, including many expectant and new mothers. Unsafe water, ill-equipped hospitals, and unhygienic sanitation facilities just add on to the pathetic scenario… Read more

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