Safe motherhood is so imperative to pregnant women before, during and after childbirth to ensure the well-being of the mother and the newborn by addressing cultural and social factors and providing excellent healthcare.
The day reminds the significance of safe motherhood and the importance of mandatory healthcare support and facilities to mother-to-be and decrease maternal mortality rate.
With safe motherhood, every woman gets the compulsory health care services and good quality nutrition before, during and after pregnancy.
Along with maternal health, safe motherhood also focuses on menstrual health as it is an important characteristic of reproductive health.
Breastfeeding, an important part of safe motherhood initiative has been shown to lower the risk of breast cancer, as breastfeeding helps in reducing the level of certain hormones that may lead to cancer.
LOWER RISK OF BREAST CANCER
The approximate number of moralities rate every day is 830 globally from preventable causes related to childbirth and pregnancy.