#Maternal Health

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End unsafe abortions by giving her choices

It is not abortion which causes mental health problems, but the stigma that leads women to unsafe abortions, adversely affecting them.
on Apr 14, 2014

My vegan pregnancy and natural birth experience

Sehjal Parikh writes about how awesome her vegan pregnancy was for her and and her baby's health.
on Mar 24, 2014

Save A Mother: Fighting against maternal mortality in tribal communities

Using the principle of 'Effective Social Persuasion', Save A Mother trains community health activists (Sakhis) to hold regular sessions in their villages on...
on Feb 4, 2014

Family Planning Association of India (FPAI): Family health, hushed up no more

From grants to self-sustained social enterprise providing affordable, reliable and quality healthcare: the story of 30-year-old NGO FPAI.
on Jan 30, 2014

India Unheard: Pushing for better maternal health care facilities in Madhya Pradesh

The Government of Madhya Pradesh has put in place maternal health care facilities and schemes such as the Janani Suraksha Yojana, an ambulance service for p...
on Jan 7, 2014

Ups, Downs and Upside down – My breastfeeding journey

I was fast asleep. Something soft was pressing against my face. I tried to brush it away, only to realize that it was my daughter’s stomach. Her head was ...
on Sep 3, 2013