Mothers and Health: Working with Mothers

Maternal health is an indicator of global health. A healthy mother can take on her educational responsibilities and fully participate in economic and social life. She is also an indisputable partner in all aspects of health.

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Maternal health: indicator of global health

Too many mothers still die today in pregnancy. And even more remain handicapped after childbirth. The fundamental rights of mothers must be better respected.

Early Childhood Development: the essential role of mothers - and fathers

The family environment, the quality of care and interactions during pregnancy and the early years have a significant impact on the physical, cognitive and emotional development of the child - and on its future.

Investing in ECD a powerful and cost-effective strategy for building peaceful societies

03.07.20

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - At the discussion on violence against children MMM also reasserted the importance of supporting parents in caregivers, especially during the critical early years.

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Parents key to mitigating risks of environmental harm to children

01.07.20

UN Geneva, Human Rights Council - At the Annual Discussion on the Rights of the Child, MMM took the floor to highlight the key role of parents, especially mothers as

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Nutrition, Lifestyle... The role of the mother in addressing these public health challenges

Mothers are at the heart of the fight against obesity - From conception, and throughout childhood, they set the lifestyle of the family.

Conference Mothers and Health - Brussels, March 2016

Examples of specific actions to support mothers striving for the good health of their children, for their own health and for that of other mothers.

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