Stories from Haiti by medical volunteers of Midwives For Haiti.

STORIES FROM OUR VOLUNTEERS

“The Real Haiti” – A Volunteer Spends 2 Weeks At Our Rural Birth Center

  “You are going to see the real Haiti”, they told me. So here I am in Cabestor. Beautiful, lush, green farmland. Trees. Friendly people. Super sweet kids. Farm animals everywhere. Motos. Kompa music and Creole voices calling out, laughing, singing. Roosters crowing. I think this will be an amazing

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New Home Visit Program Launched in Hinche!

After witnessing the success of our home visit program at the rural Carrie Wortham Birth Center, we’ve wanted to do something similar in Hinche. About 200 mothers give birth at the local hospital here each month and although our Postnatal Care Program there has filled a critical gap in care,

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IT TAKES A VILLAGE: A MOTHER’S LIFE SAVED

The Carrie Wortham Birth Center in rural Haiti is strategically located several hours from any paved roads or medical facilities. It is out of the way for most, but perfectly “in the way” for families that live in the hills and valleys surrounding Cabestor. Prior to building this birth center, the data

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Birth Stories From Rural Haiti

April 2, 2016 Midwives Eclide and Nelta will tell you- babies come when they want to come! Day or night, moms in labor turn up at the rural Carrie Wortham Birth Center seeking the skilled care, loving assurance, and medications the health center offers. Some moms walk for miles in

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