By participating in the Network for Improving Quality of Care for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health, India is one of 9 countries committed to reducing maternal mortality rates.
Beyond basic care of a newborn baby, hospitals should counsel new mothers about danger signs in their infant, and postpartum depression, C-section incision care, illnesses and infections to watch out for after delivery.
An infographic depicting the states with the highest and lowest maternal mortality rates in India, the global maternal mortality rates, and the decline in India’s maternal mortality from 1990 to 2015.
Learn about different types of infections during pregnancy and childbirth. Learn about universal infection prevention/ infection control protocols.
A woman deserves special care during pregnancy, and particularly during labour. Her partner, obstetrician and nurses must operate as a team.