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Camille Thomas

Camille is a MamaYe technical assistant.

Antenatal Corticosteroids in Low-Income Countries: Proceed with caution

For pregnant women at risk of preterm birth, antenatal corticosteroids (ACS) are amongst the most effective hospital-based interventions to reduce newborn death. Giving ACS to a mother in preterm labour helps her baby speed up lung development and reduces the risk of newborn death. However, recent evidence calls into question the safety and effectiveness of ACS use in resource-poor settings.