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Molly Melching: Maternal Health Is A Social Issue, Too

In Senegal and throughout West Africa, deeply-rooted social norms are meant to protect and support a woman and her child throughout her pregnancy and after the birth. Unfortunately, these beliefs can also put the mother and child’s health at risk.

Read more: West Africa, Prenatal Health, Postnatal Care, Maternal Health Care, Women's Health, Molly Melching, Global Maternal Health, Global Motherhood, Tostan, Maternal Health, Prenatal Care, Bblog-Globalmotherhood, Africa Maternal Health, Impact News

via Health on Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/molly-melching/jnj-tostan-maternal-health-social-norms_b_3390216.html

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