Poor pregnant women are ill-treated, abused and also undergo unnecessary C-sections

A third of pregnant women in four low-income countries — Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar, Nigeria — do not receive right treatment during childbirth.800 women die during childbirth daily even when the number can be easily reduced by over 80% through midwifery. According to the Lancet, 38% of pregnant women experienced physical and verbal abuse. A third of pregnant women in four low-income countries — Ghana, Guinea, Myanmar, Nigeria — do not receive right treatment during childbirth, said a Lancet report. Good treatment can reduce infant and maternal mortality rates in lower and middle-income countries. However, as per WHO, 800 women die during childbirth daily even when the number can be easily reduced by over 80% through midwifery. An alarming percentage of physical abuse before and after childbirth

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