Maternal Health

FIGO COVID-19 Resource Hub

FIGO is closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic. Please find a range of resources from our providers around the world.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Statement

Based on the only set of available COVID-19 data there is no evidence that pregnant women are more at risk than the general population.

Serving women in India

I am a third generation private practitioner in our family, yet life has been full of challenges at every step. India is a huge country with a complex health scenario.

Save Mothers, Stop PPH

Jerker Liljestrand, FIGO Working Group on Postpartum Hemorrhage talks about our new initiative to implement a new approach to addressing postpartum hemorrhage.

Maternal Health in Rwanda

This month, FIGO has spoken to Dr Eugene Ngoga, President, RSOG to hear more about their mission to contribute to the improvement in women’s health in Rwanda...

Defining a maternal near-miss

Expanding the definition of maternal near-miss could improve efforts to address high maternal and neonatal mortality in low- and middle-income countries.

Target to reduce newborn deaths within reach

It is vital that we keep or increase the pace of progress to reach the SDG neonatal mortality target. FIGO's International Childbirth Initiative offers a template for the quality care which will best protect women and their babies...

Committee on Pregnancy and NCDs Statement: PONI

The FIGO Committee on Pregnancy and Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) shares their Statement on the Pregnancy Obesity and Nutrition Initiative (PONI)

Winner of the 2019 FIGO Photo Competition

Announcing the winner of the 2019 FIGO Photo Competition, highlighting the importance of primary health care for maternal and child health.

Link between Maternal health and NCDs

FIGO release new recommendations on postpartum follow-up care for women with complications in pregnancy, who face a greater risk long-term of developing non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease or Type 2 diabetes.