According to the Save the Children, Mother Index, the United States ranks 38th in the world of the best places to be a mother…38th… the United States of America!! “A woman in the US is more than five times as likely as a woman in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece or Italy to die from pregnancy-related causes in her lifetime and her risk of maternal death is nearly 10-fold that of a woman in Ireland,” the report said as well as the fact that we have high infant mortality and a low pre-school enrollment.
REFRAMING MOTHERHOOD: As we continue with our MamaBlogger365 initiative we’ll be bringing you the voices of mothers from around the word! Please write us at MamazinaMagazine@gmail.com to participate. We ARE looking for more contributors. MamaBlogger365 initiative posted at M.O.M. here.