You’ve heard about it in the news: Ebola. What you might not realize is that in vulnerable areas, mothers and children are at most risk. Save the Children reports that many women are frightened to go to medical centers and are giving birth without skilled assistance, and children with weak immune systems are struggling the […]
All over the world – people are celebrating World Breastfeeding week – to raise awareness and support for breastfeeding. We know this is a highly personal topic, so we turned to moms for their perspectives and experience with breastfeeding.
The Following is a Guest Post By Lucy Martinez Sullivan, Executive Director of 1,000 Days: If there was a medicine that prevented almost a million children from dying each year, increased babies’ IQs and protected young ones from common illnesses, infections and even obesity, wouldn’t you want it to be widely available to kids everywhere? And wouldn’t it […]
What does a garage mechanic from Argentina, a team of students from North Carolina, and a group of doctors in Kenya have in common? They are all pushing the boundaries of innovation to save the lives of women and newborns during their most vulnerable hours — from the time of labor to the 48 hours after a baby is born