Our Research on Pregnancy
Postnartum depression (PND) is a significant public health problem affecting 10%-15% of women in the six months following delivery. Unfortunately, it’s often under-recognised and undertreated. PND actually refers to moderate cases of depression following childbirth as more severe cases are encompassed within the concept of postpartum (or puerperal) psychosis. Onset...
Prematurity is a term describing births that occur before 37 weeks of gestation, and it accounts for as high as 33% of neonatal mortality in Nigeria. (Global Newborn Outlook – Nigeria, 2010) As an issue which accounts significantly to neonatal mortality and morbidity in Nigeria, prematurity is not just a...
Malaria is a disease which is prevalent in Africa and many other third world nations in the world. It has caused great strain on the resources of affected nations as it usually has a very high morbidity and mortality on the societies affected. In pregnancy, it gets worse as the...
Infection is a condition where an otherwise healthy person has the growth of unwanted micro-organisms within his or her body in such a manner as to make the person ill or sick. Sometimes, our body tends to fight off these micro-organisms, and the person remains healthy without treatment. At other...
Bleeding is a very common symptom in pregnancy, however while not all episodes of bleeding in pregnancy are causes for concern, others are potentially serious and can be life threatening both to Mother and the unborn baby. Of all the causes of maternal death during pregnancy, bleeding ranks among the...
To reduce neonatal mortality and morbidity by harnessing available resources to help preterm babies win their fight to stay alive.
That every premature baby has the chance to survive and live healthy.
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