Maternal Health Care. Demographic Household Survey Brochures

No. of pages: 8

Publication date: 11 April 2012

Author: UNFPA

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Every pregnant woman hopes for an uncomplicated pregnancy and a healthy baby; however, globally 1,500 women and adolescent girls die every day from problems related to pregnancy and childbirth. Each year, about 10 million women and adolescent girls experience complications during pregnancy, many of which leave them and/or their children with infections and severe disabilities.