Archive for May 19th, 2012
It is true that infant mortality has declined in recent years, but the opposite occurs with maternal and neonatal maintains that even today their numbers. Newborns have 500 times more likely to die during their first day of life in the first month, so the highest number of cases of neonatal deaths occurred in South Asia, India is estimated quarter the world total. Although national rates more high neonatal mortality occur in sub-Saharan Africa.
Almost always the death of the newborn has a lot to do with the health of the mother. Each year, die more than half a million women due to complications in pregnancy and childbirth. Almost 100% of cases of maternal death and newborn are typical of underdeveloped countries, where more than half the total population gives birth without being assisted by trained personnel. Read the rest of this entry »