In December, AWHONN attended a Merck for Mothers meeting in Agra, India, joining forces with a worldwide team of leaders working to reduce maternal morbidity and mortality in their countries. The location was symbolic, as the Taj Mahal -- considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World -- was built in Agra as a mausoleum for the favorite wife of Shah Jahan after she died of hemorrhage during the birth of their 14th child. Unfortunately, just outside the gates of this breathtaking structure, many women still face the same fate as Shah Jahan's beloved, succumbing to maternal hemorrhage. Read more.
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