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Wednesday, 18 April 2018

INTERNATIONAL MIDWIVES' DAY



INTERNATIONAL MIDWIVES' DAY
                    
5th May is  internationally recognized  for highlighting and focusing the work of midwives.The day intends to increase the awareness about the contribution of the midwives towards the patients all over the world and to honor the midwives for their big contribution towards the health of their nations.

WHEN IS INTERNATIONAL MIDWIVES DAY
          5th May  Every Year

WHAT IS MIDWIVE’S
A midwife is a profession specializing in

·         Pregnancychildbirthpostpartum
·        Women's sexual and reproductive health
·        Newborn care
·        Trained to recognize the variations of normal progress of labor
·        To provide care to childbearing women

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INTERNATIONAL MIDWIVES' DAY HISTORY
International Midwives' Day was observed since 5th may 1991 following the suggestions and discussion among Midwives Associations in the late 1980s.  it was made official from 1992,  with the theme “Towards safe birth for all by the year 2000”.

WHY INTERNATIONAL MIDWIVES DAY IS CELEBRATED
It is  reported that ,every year approximately 350 000 women are dying due to pregnancy hazards or during child birth, around 2 million newborns babies are dying just after their birth or within 24 hours of birth and around 2.6 million of the cases are stillbirths. These death rates would be prevented by adding some precautions and safety measures to the pregnant women and new born babies.
International Day of the Midwife has been started celebrating every year to increase awareness about the roles of midwives as well as to fulfill the increasing needs of more midwives all over the world

WHAT TO DO ON INTERNATIONAL MIDWIVES DAY

·        Highlight the importance of midwives towards the health of the mothers and babies

·        Organizing lots of activities

·        Organizing stalls in the popular market

·        Meetings, workshops, conferences

·        Setting up a stall to educate others on midwifery

·        Inviting a government minister, NGO representative or a celebrity to speak or open an event 
·        Organising a concert, singing contest, karaoke
·        Organising a march, run, street parade and rally in a public place 

 

THEME INTERNATIONAL MIDWIVES' DAY 2018

Midwives leading the way with quality care

The theme signifies the central role played by the midwives not only in ensuring women and their newborns navigate pregnancy and childbirth safely, but also receive respectful and well-resourced maternity care that can create a lifetime of good health 

INTERNATIONAL MIDWIVES' DAY

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