maternity care

maternity care

The constellation of health services provided by a physician, nurse, midwife, hospital or birthing centre to a pregnant woman during:
(1) pregnancy (prenatal care);
(2) delivery; and
(3) after delivery (postnatal care)—e.g., managing complications, if any.
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How true is President Uhuru Kenyatta's claim that the number of women getting free maternity care doubled from 2013 to 2017?
Supporters of that approach argued that most people should be able to save enough money ahead of time to pay for routine maternity care, and that major medical insurance should be used mainly to pay for large, unexpected medical expenses.
An international nongovernmental organisation, under the auspices of Save Nigerian Mothers Initiatives (SANMINIT), has trained maternity care providers in Osun State on Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics and urged government to tackle high maternal mortality rate through relevant policies and laws.
The procurement concerns maternity care in the municipalities of stenungsund and tjrn.
Plans that offer maternity care could become prohibitively expensive.
The money is intended for fare and meals of women in addition to the antenatal care (P1,500), maternity care (P6,500 to P8,000), normal spontaneous delivery (P5,000 to P6,500) or newborn care (P1,750), which are all charged to the national health insurance program.
4 November 2016 - US-based maternity care consumer advocacy organization Improving Birth is joining forces with Oakland County, Michigan-based national grassroots chapter organisation BirthNetwork National and the US-based Coalition for Improving Maternity Services, best known for the Mother-Friendly Childbirth Initiative (MFCI), the company said.
Aromatherapy in Midwifery Practice" by Denise Tiran (a midwifery lecturer, complementary practitioner, and international author on maternity complementary medicine) covers safety, effectiveness, evidence, benefits and risks, and legal, ethical and professional issues related to incorporating aromatherapy into maternity care.
CHRISTCHURCH'S BURWOOD Birthing Unit dosed in late June, ending 70 years of maternity care on the site.
I QUOTE from the College of Obstetrics (RCOG) appraisal of Betsi maternity care published at Betsi Board meeting last Thursday 21 July.
Objective: To determine whether continuing midwifery care has more benefits than standard maternity care in vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC).
com)-- Anthem Blue Cross/Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield announced that The Women's Hospital at Saddleback Memorial has been designated as one of the first hospitals, to receive the Blue Distinction[R] Center for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.