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MATERNAL. That which belongs to, or comes from the mother: as, maternal authority, maternal relation, maternal estate, maternal line. Vide Line.

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The officials said Maternal and Child Health Integrated Programme (MCHIP), conducted from 2013 to 2018, was funded by USAID, and aimed at taking steps for saving maternal, neonatal, and child lives in rural areas across Sindh.
The coordinator of the organisation who is an American based Nigerian-born Consultant of Family Medicine and Obstetrics, Dr Omoniyi Yakubu Adebisi, has urged policymakers in the country to pay attention to the issues of maternal mortality in Nigeria and take necessary steps that will curb the menace so as to avert preventable deaths of pregnant women during childbirth.
According to vital statistics records, Texas' maternal mortality rate - defined as deaths per 100,000 live births - has jumped 87 percent, from 18.
The data was found in a recent survey titled 'Bangladesh Maternal Mortality and Health Care survey (BMMS)-2016' conducted by NIPORT.
Maternal age and severe maternal morbidity: a population-based retrospective cohort study.
We found association between nutriment of children and maternal anthropometrical features and also between maternal characteristics and Z-scores of HfA (P = 0.
The objective of this session was to help in achieving great potential to improve Maternal Death registration system.
Demographic variables were; age, parity, antenatal care received or not and research variable was maternal outcome in terms of discharged alive or expired.
Referring to different data-based reports the speakers said that annual ratio of maternal mortality in Pakistan was 276 maternal deaths per 100,000 live births.
According to FIGO, maternal mortality is defined as "women dying while pregnancy or within forty two days of termination of pregnancy by any means irrespective of duration and site of pregnancy from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy or its management, but not from accidental or incidental causes.
Maternal mortality is defined as the death of any woman while being pregnant or within 42 completed days of termination of pregnancy, irrespective of the duration or site of pregnancy, from any cause related to or aggravated by pregnancy, but not from accidental or incidental causes.
Random effects included direct and maternal additive genetic effects, maternal permanent environmental effects with direct maternal genetic covariance and random residual effects.

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