Spotlight on Premature Babies #WorldPrematurityDay
Like any mother, Jacinta Ochieng wanted nothing more than to take her children home, all five of them, even though their birth had surprised her- she thought she had been carrying just one. Instead, she had to watch her babies, born seven weeks premature, die one by one, their fragile under-developed lungs unable to fight off the ravages of pneumonia, writes Joy Wanga Muraya for Daily Nation. World Prematurity Day is a key moment to focus global attention on the leading cause of child deaths under age 5.
Nation, 17 November 2017
Like any mother, Mrs Jacinta Ochieng wanted nothing more than to take her children home, all five of them, even though their birth had surprised her- she thought she had been… Read more »
Premature babies are born before the 37th week of pregnancy (file photo).
Nation, 15 November 2017
An innovative incubator blanket could prove a potential lifesaver to thousands of pre-term babies in Kenya. Read more »
Cameroon Tribune, 17 November 2017
The theft of newborn babies is a recurrent issue in the society today as a week hardly goes by without media reports about a missing baby or a woman caught with a stolen baby. This… Read more »
NEWS, 17 November 2017
Liberia will today join other nations around the world to commemorate World Prematurity Day. Read more »