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Midwives: A lifeline for Afghan mothers and babies
Sep 3, 2012

Midwives: A lifeline for Afghan mothers and babies

In Afghanistan, less than 40 percent of mothers are assisted in delivery by a doctor or midwife. World Vision has trained 200 midwives to work in hospitals across western Afghanistan, part of our efforts to end preventable child deaths through the Survive to Five Challenge™.

Aug 1, 2012

Breast milk: A life-saving tonic for babies

An increase in the rate of breastfeeding globally could prevent more than 1 million child deaths each year.

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