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Diabetes in Pregnancy Is On the Rise Among South Asian Women in the United States

As the nation diversifies, why a "one-size-fits-all" approach won’t work for treating gestational diabetes

Kenya and Maternal Health: Delivering Results

Pregnant parents face obstacles in accessing and receiving quality maternal health services

Food

How AI Is Transforming Maternal Health Care in Vietnam

Southeast Asia is harnessing technology to equip parents with better information about childhood nutrition

Gender

Poland's New 'Pregnancy Registry' Raises Red Flags

Some women feel their privacy and autonomy are on the line

Food

Breastfeeding Babies During War

Parents from Ukraine and other countries in crisis struggle to breastfeed and formula feed their children

Food

How the U.S. Baby Formula Shortage Affects Low-Income Families

Families living in poverty are making impossible trade-offs between food, rent, and essentials like formula and diapers

Governance

Exclusive Breastfeeding Faces Continued Challenges in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Only six LMICs are projected to meet the WHO's Global Nutrition Target of 70 percent or greater EBF prevalence by 2030

Gender

Violence Against Women

Addressing the most shameful human rights violation

Gender

Falling Through the Cracks: COVID-19 and the Rise of Maternal Deaths in Africa

Africa’s unified pandemic response has saved lives, but reduced access to routine services puts women’s health in danger