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Flashcards in Global Maternal Health Deck (6):
1

Take home messages

-Most common cause Is pregnancy
-poor status of women
-resources
-If you don't get preg, you don't die

2

How to count maternal mortality in low resource settings?

do Sister survey, did you have a sister? Were they preg?

3

UK, majority of maternal mortality

2/3s indirect

4

Global maternal mortality internationally causes?

Infection
Bleeding
Indirect
Obstructed labour
Eclampsia
Septic abortions

5

What makes woman less likely to die in preg/delivery?

Facility
Skilled midwives
Antenatal care
Someone who can give blood
Someone who can do c-section

6

What decreases number of kids a woman has?

Education of girls