A husband adds his support

A husband adds his support

For various reasons, the attendance of a husband during childbirth is very unusual in Sub-Saharan Africa.  However, some come along, and can experience a range of feelings, positive and negative.  A helpful research article from BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth concludes...
January 2020 – 163 deliveries, new record

January 2020 – 163 deliveries, new record

Maternity Africa is delighted to announce a new record for monthly deliveries in January 2020 – 163.  This is a tremendous outcome, and almost 60% higher than for January 2019 (103). One and a half years since the formal opening of Kivulini Maternity Centre, it is...
Delays in seeking care

Delays in seeking care

A number of reasons influence a woman’s choice or ability to seek maternal healthcare on time. Delays can cost a woman her life. Recent research undertaken in Tanzania by International Growth Centre states, ‘In exploring the delay in seeking care, an...

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