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Facility Delivery, Postnatal Care and Neonatal Deaths in India

India’s under—five child mortality rate has fallen by more than half since 1990 (from 115 to 49 per 1,000 live births in 2013). An increasing proportion of under—five deaths occur during the neonatal period, accounting for nearly…

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Socio-economic inequalities in the use of postnatal care in India

The highest risk of death for both the mother and her newborn occurs at the time of childbirth or immediately in the period after birth. Ensuring appropriate postnatal care is critical to safeguarding maternal and newborn health [1]–[3].

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