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Newborn Death Rate Drops In U.S.

Posted 11.20.2014 | Parents

By: Laura Geggel Published: 11/19/2014 01:43 PM EST on LiveScience The death rate of U.S. newborns during the first week of life has decreased b...

Mobile Phones Save Lives in Timor-Leste

Mary Anne Mercer | Posted 10.15.2014 | Impact
Mary Anne Mercer

"A pregnant woman has one foot in the grave." This common saying reflects the reality in many developing countries: bearing a child is one of the main risks to a woman's life. In the poor countries of the world, giving birth is both one of the most significant days in a woman's life but also a time when she is closest to losing it.

New Study Suggests Risk Of Death Is Higher In Home Births

Posted 02.03.2014 | Parents

By: By Tia Ghose, Staff Writer Published: 02/03/2014 07:36 AM EST on LiveScience The rate of death for newborns born in home births is more than...

A Promise Renewed: A Great Global Ambition and Every Father's Dream

Anthony Lake | Posted 08.16.2013 | Impact
Anthony Lake

What will you be doing this Father's Day? Grilling in the back yard with the family? We often take such simple pleasures for granted. But, elsewhere, millions of fathers around the world will struggle to help their children survive and thrive.

U.S. Newborn Death Rate Higher Than Cuba, Malaysia

The Huffington Post | Simon McCormack | Posted 11.01.2011 | Healthy Living

A new report from PLoS Medicine has disappointing data for the developing world and the United States. U.S. babies are more likely to die during th...