Posts Tagged Midwives

Intern Spotlight: The Women’s Health Advocate

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Alena Nelson is a senior majoring in sociology and global studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She joined Direct Relief at […]

Local High Schoolers Support Safe Births

Rachel and Laurel helped led a campaign to help bring more babies into this world safely.

Dozens more babies will be safely delivered into this world thanks to the hard work and generosity of a team of local […]

Honor a Mom in Your Life: Give a Safe Birth This Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day begins with a safe birth. But every two minutes a woman dies from complications during pregnancy or childbirth – taking […]

Sierra Leone Midwife Graduates Equipped to Save the Lives of Mothers and Children

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Saturday was an exciting day for the midwifery graduates at the School of Midwifery in Makeni, Sierra Leone, and marked an important […]

Midwife Training Course Begins in Haiti

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This week in Jacmel, Haiti, a group of 26 Haitian birth attendants and nurses came together to receive a three-day-long training course […]