Maternal and Child Health

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How FGM affects girls and women throughout their lives: This is an excellent infographic that shows a bit about just how damaging Female Genital Mutilation ("cutting", "Excision") can be for girls and women throughout their lives. Be informed and get involved. (I re-pinned because this one is easier to read. Click on it to open the image, click again to "zoom in" for details.)

kuunakullanvalkeana: “ the-middle-eastern-feminist: “ The life long negative impacts of FGM. ” Text version: How genital cutting affects girls and women throughout their lives 3 million girls a year.

More than 7 million children will die before their 5th birthday this year - but children who live to celebrate are likely to make it to adulthood.

Every Child Deserves a Birthday is an awareness-raising campaign led by USAID in coordination with many partners who work tirelessly on behalf of the wor.

A Photo Journey Through Malawi: Stumbling Toward The Millennium Development Goals

A Photo Journey Through Malawi: Stumbling Toward The Millennium Development Goals

Send your mom or another special woman in your life a beautiful e-card when you donate to CARE in her honor.

CARE is nonprofit providing disaster relief, fighting poverty, & helping educate children around the world.

"Mothers need mothers," says model-turned-activist Christy Turlington Burns, whose organization rescues women and newborns every day.  Click the pin to read, Christy's Redbook magazine interview on maternal health, her trip to Peru and CARE.

This Supermodel Says, "Let's Save Lives Together"

"Mothers need mothers," says model-turned-activist Christy Turlington Burns, whose organization rescues women and newborns every day. Click the pin to read, Christy's Redbook magazine interview on maternal health, her trip to Peru and CARE.

A new father learns to bathe an infant in India as part of a CARE training. CARE found that new fathers desperately wanted to know more about maternal and newborn care, but were too ashamed to ask. So, CARE set up public demonstrations in school yards as part of health fairs - complete with prizes for the most skilled new dads!

A new father learns to bathe an infant in India as part of a CARE training.

Pledge to share this video and tell your friends about the nearly 9,000 preventable deaths every day.

Every Child Deserves a Birthday is an awareness-raising campaign led by USAID with CARE and other partners who work tirelessly on behalf of the world's c.

HIV & AIDS is not just a health problem but a cause and effect of poverty. See what CARE is doing to help millions protect themselves from HIV, tuberculosis and other diseases.

“When I see these changes, it’s all worthwhile” - Care Community. How 1 woman turned around HIV in her village!

Gattu, just one month old, weighs less than 5 pounds in India. Her mother suffers from tuberculosis, but has not sought help for her or her baby because of societal stigma. CARE has recruited a number of village health volunteers to help id  entify the community's weakest newborns, like Gattu, so CARE can assist the most vulnerable with medical care.    Photo: 2012 Jaspreet Mahal/CARE

Join CARE on our mission to help all children survive – and thrive!

CARE's "Mothers Matter" program is empowering moms and saving lives in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

Maternal health is a serious concern in impoverished countries throughout the world. CARE's signature program "Mothers Matter" provides interventions that sa.

In Afghanistan, 1 out of every 11 mothers die during pregnancy or childbirth. Watch how CARE is training community educators to help women stay healthy through birth and their babies' first years of life.

In Afghanistan, 1 out of every 11 mothers die during pregnancy or childbirth. Watch how CARE is training community educators to help women stay healthy through birth and their babies' first years of life through the OMID program.

This Mother's Day, join CARE on our mission to help all mothers and children survive and thrive!

Join CARE on our mission to help all children survive – and thrive!

Several years ago, labor nurse Jeanne Faulkner saw CARE ambassador Christy Turlington Burns discuss CARE's maternal health work on TV. She has since traveled with CARE to Peru to see firsthand how our projects are saving the lives of mothers and babies. Read her impressions.

Several years ago, labor nurse Jeanne Faulkner saw CARE ambassador Christy Turlington Burns discuss CARE's maternal health work on TV. She has since traveled with CARE to Peru to see firsthand how our projects are saving the lives of mothers and babies. Read her impressions.

Infant mortality has declined worldwide, except in sub-Saharan Africa.

Life Expectancy Rises Around World, Study Finds

Infant mortality has declined worldwide, except in sub-Saharan Africa.

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