The Lancet Maternal Health Series

The new Lancet Maternal Health Series synthesises the last decade of evidence on maternal health worldwide and champions vital action on the path to 2030.

Good maternal health is a human right, as well as a pre-condition and a determinant of newborn, child, and adolescent health, and of sustainable development more generally.

A shifting burden
Women’s experience
Too much, too soon
Too little, too late
What lies ahead
Opportunities for progress

Every woman, every newborn, everywhere has the right to good quality care.