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Why It Matters: Mobile Clinic

Dear Friends of Midwives For Haiti- The work that we do in Haiti does not occur under just one roof. Our Mobile Prenatal Clinic travels to remote locations where, without our mobile unit, the women seen would not have access to consistent prenatal care and medical support during their pregnancies. On a single day,

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Our Best Of 2016: 7 Unforgettable Stories

                A mother prays over her daughter, who suffered eclamptic seizures- an entirely preventable condition and the leading cause of maternal death in Haiti- and narrowly avoided death at 33 weeks pregnant because of the quick action of Midwives For Haiti graduates at Hospital

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Class 8 Graduation! (in photos)

After an intensive year long course based on World Health Organization standards, 29 Haitian nurses earned a Certificate in Essential Obstetric Skills on September 18, 2016. These skilled birth attendants were celebrated in Hinche, Haiti, and were joined by our teachers and staff, many alumni of Midwives For Haiti, proud

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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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HerStory: Let’s Hear From The Women

Each month a team of six midwives visits 22 remote villages in the Central Plateau of Haiti. The days are long for these midwives, but they are often longer for the women who come to see them. Most of the pregnant women who seek the care of the Mobile Prenatal Clinic walk

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