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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.


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.