infant mortality

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Synonyms for infant mortality

the death rate during the first year of life

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CENEVRE (CyHAN)- The majority of maternal and newborn deaths occur worldwide around the time of birth, typically within the first 24 hours after childbirth, and most of these deaths are preventable, according to a new guideline released on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO).
The report identified key factors contributing to these high levels of newborn deaths in Africa.
Millions of babies should not be dying when there are proven, cost-effective interventions to prevent the leading causes of newborn death," he added .
Premature birth is the leading cause of newborn death.
He added that when babies are born not breathing, it is one of the major causes of newborn death in regions with limited resources as the majority of deliveries in resourcestrained areas are done by the midwife who is not really taught how to deal with a baby once they were born.
The ceremony will be sponsored by SHARE Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support of Lane County, a free support program for families who have experienced the death of a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or newborn death.
Smoking during pregnancy increases the chances of premature delivery, stillbirth and newborn death, and may even dry up breast milk.
Based on few studies, terminating a wanted pregnancy late in pregnancy due to fetal abnormality appeared to be associated with negative psychological reactions equivalent to those experienced by women who miscarry a wanted pregnancy or experience a stillbirth or newborn death, but less than those who deliver a child with life-threatening abnormalities.
Preterm birth, birth before 37 weeks completed gestation, is the leading cause of newborn death, and babies who survive an early birth often face a lifetime of health challenges, including breathing problems, cerebral palsy, motor and intellectual disabilities and others.
Decreasing newborn death rates in Indonesia are encouraging, but it is not clear that these decreases are associated with greater uptake of professional delivery care at home or in health facilities.
Preterm birth is the leading cause of newborn death, and babies who survive an early birth often face serious and sometimes lifelong health challenges, such as breathing problems, jaundice, developmental delays, vision loss, and cerebral palsy.
Generally speaking, a newborn death can be prevented by practising basic newborn care.
Save the Children teams up with World Health Organization to produce most comprehensive newborn death estimates to date
Preterm birth is the leading cause of newborn death, and babies who survive it have serious and sometimes lifelong health challenges, such as breathing problems, jaundice, developmental delays, vision loss, and cerebral palsy.
Premature birth affects more than half a million babies and their families every year and is the leading cause of newborn death, the March of Dimes says.