FROM OUR VOLUNTEERS Archives - Midwives For Haiti

FROM OUR VOLUNTEERS

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

Midwives Michel 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 the dark of

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Haiti’s Heroes

Working in Haiti, I’m often praised for doing good work, or told how thankful Haitian people must be for the program I work with.  The longer I work here and get to know Haitian people, though, I find myself profoundly humbled by their everyday heroism.  I am inspired by them,

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Mobile Clinic Through the Eyes of Pulitzer Winning Journalist (Photos)

We were recently visited by B.D. Colen– photographer and Pulitzer Prize winnng journalist. B.D. came to Haiti to learn about our programs and joined us on several mobile clinics. His images speak for themselves but he was gracious enough to put pen to paper and describe his experience with the midwives

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