Dear HOPE Supporter,
Thank you for your continued support of providing safe delivery for rural mothers in Cox's Bazar. We have begun registering hundreds of women who are in need of safe pregnancy education and safe delivery. Antenatal counseling has started, and our nurses feel they are making great strides with these women who otherwise are unaware of the need for antenatal care. In addition, during the group counseling meetings prenatal vitamins are distributed to the mothers in need. As the mothers' data is recorded thoroughly, our nurses make phone calls to the mothers to remind them of appointments and critical instructions they need to follow in order to ensure the safety of themselves and their babies. HOPE could not be more excited to know hundreds of women are receiving the pregnancy care they need in a region where maternal health is severely lacking.
Thank you for your support and we will continue to send updates on the project and the participants more exclusively.
It is with great delight that I inform you that we have combined this wonderful prject of providing safe delivert to rural mothers with another project of ours; providing antenatal care in the home of 500 mothers. Our reasoning for combining these two projects is simple: 7% of women in our area experience high-risk pregnancy. Our project afording us to provide antenatal care to 500 mothers does not have in its budget a cost for mothers who desperately need to give birth in a hospital setting or to receive a cesarean section. HOPE staf and doctors are not comfortable in notifying our patients they are high risk and not providing a solution; this is where this Global Giving project comes into play! We want to ensure another mother and child does not die during delivery under our watch.
Please help us continue providing an essential service to these families; in providing safe delivery you are not saving one life, but two.
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