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Respectful maternity care is every woman's right

Evidence shows that, across countries with highest maternal deaths, respectful care during labour and birth is a key determinant of whether pregnant women will seek professional help or even consider another pregnancy.

Mumbai Paper Clip: Institutional maternity care a norm in Mumbai

The odds of a pregnant woman delivering in the private sector, however, increases with maternal education, wealth, age, recent arrival in Mumbai, and Muslim faith.

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Maternity care in Kashmir cries out under overload

When Anbumani Ramadoss promised Rs 50 crore for up gradation of Kashmir's only maternity facility — the Lal Ded Hospital – in 2007,there was hope for change. Two years later,even that hope has died.

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