TODAY is International #DayoftheMidwife! #IDM2017
--Every year ~350,000 women die while pregnant or when giving birth.
--Up to 2M newborns die within the first 24 hours of life & there are 2.6M stillbirths.
*Most of these deaths occur in low-income countries & most could have been prevented.
TL;DR>>#MidwivesMatter & are key to ensuring we quality healthcare for women & newborns!