The United Nations is the main provider of reproductive health services in Yemen, where a long-running conflict has left 80 percent of people reliant on aid, but it has been forced to cut back its operations due to a funding shortfall.
While the 26-year-old single mother was on the maternity ward, Britain had entered lockdown to limit the spread of the new coronavirus.
TRT World spoke to three expectant women, who are dealing with stress and apprehension about getting infected with the coronavirus, as well as the standard nerves, as their due date approaches.
Saybie was born at 23 weeks and three days and weighed just 245 grams when she was born in December. She was sent home weighing 2.27 kilograms in mid-May.
Sierra Leone has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality and unsafe abortions account for 10 percent of those deaths, says a report by the country's health ministry and a non-profit organisation IPAS.
Six million couples need contraceptives but have no reliable access to them, the' health department says.
Developed in the 1960s in Japan, the medicine is cheap, safe and stops bleeding by helping keep naturally forming blood clots intact.
According to the British Medical Journal, strenuous labour and irregular work schedules could result in disrupted menstrual cycles, spontaneous abortion and low birth weight.
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