Christy Turlington Burns: Every Mother Counts

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The day I became invested in maternal, newborn and child health was the same day that I avoided becoming a maternal mortality statistic. Like so many new moms, I felt anxiety over the impending birth of my daughter. However, most of the anxiety I felt was around the idea of raising a child. I wasn’t focused on potential risks to my health or hers that could occur during the actual birth. So it was with a combination of surprise and fear that I endured a complication after delivering a healthy child that started a postpartum hemorrhage. Read more at Vancouver Sun
Sectors: Health, Reproductive Health
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