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maternal health care (məˈtɜːnəl hɛlθ kɛə) 

Definitions

noun

  1. care for the health of a pregnant woman provided by a hospital or health centre   ⇒ Each year 500,000 women die as a result of inadequate access to maternal health care, contraception, and safe abortion.

Example Sentences Including 'maternal health care'

Would keep the knife away In maternal health care there is a recognised gap between evidence of effectiveness and clinical practice.
British Medical Journal (2002)

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