Friday, February 5, 2016

What the word's women pack in their maternity bags

The Guardian (Jan. 29, 2016): What the world's women pack in their maternity bags - in pictures, Global Development:

From plastic sheets, thermos flasks and torches to touchscreen tablets and massage oils, WaterAid has revealed, as part of their Deliver Life initiative, what women in Australia, Zambia, Madagascar, Malawi and a host of other countries pack in their maternity bags. Depending on where in the world they are giving birth, the items taken to the hospital might be luxuries or life-savers

Through photos, the Guardian's Global Development website illustrates women's hopes for their new babies as well as the struggle for safe maternity care that many women face around the world.

Global Development is supported in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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