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Finland is the World’s Best Place for Mothers

Finland is the World’s Best Place for Mothers

 


The Finnish mothers are doing well based on indicators of maternal health, under-five mortality, levels of women’s education, income and political status.

 

Finland has climbed from the sixth place to the first place in the Save the Children’s annual The State of the World’s Mothers report. Finland was named a best place in the world for mothers amongst 176 countries. Sweden was number two and Norway number three.

 

The Mother’s Index compares countries based on how well they save lives of mothers and their new-born babies. It also assesses mothers’ well-being using indicators of maternal health, under-five mortality, levels of women’s education, income, and political status.

 

According to the report, Congo is the hardest country for new mothers and their babies, since a woman or girl has one in 30 chance of dying from maternal causes – including childbirth – compared to a Finland’s risk rate of one in 12,200.

 

Finland is the World’s Best Place for Mothers

 

 

According to the report, more than one million babies die on the first day of the life making the birth day the most dangerous day for babies in poor as well as in rich countries. The findings indicate that helping babies survive the first day of life represents the greatest remaining challenge in reducing child mortality.

 

Top 1o countries in the Mothers’ Index:

1. Finland

2. Sweden

3. Norway

4. Iceland

5. Netherlands

6. Denmark

7. Spain

8. Belgium

9. Germany

10. Australia

 

 

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