Global Birthing Home Foundation

The mission of Maison de Naissance is to improve health for mothers and babies in impoverished communities. Our challenge is to prevent maternal and infant deaths. Maternal and infant mortality rates in Haiti are among the highest in the world. The causes of mortality are both social and medical. We have therefore developed a model combining both social justice and medical excellence to prevent unnecessary deaths. Our strategy has been to recognize the barriers which deny healthcare to the poor and strive to overcome them. Maison de Naissance provides accessible...
Pay a Haitian midwife's salary for one year at MN
 
$11,300
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Maison de Naissance (MN, Home of Birth) maternity clinic provides FREE midwife attended birthing services to impoverished women in rural Haiti year-round, 24x7, where the maternal mortality rate is 300/100,000 deliveries, vs. 24/100,000 in the USA (WHO 2008). In eight years of midwife attended deliveries, MN has had NO maternal deaths. We offer prenatal, delivery, postnatal, HIV/AIDS, family planning, and well baby care. We are seeking funding for one midwife's salary for one year at the clinic. project reportread updates from the field
Deliver 75 healthy babies in Torbeck, Haiti
 
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Our birthing home is the only maternal health care facility in a Haitian community of 10,000, where the average maternal and neonatal mortality rates are the highest in the western hemisphere. We deliver 75 babies per month on average, and provide high quality maternal and neonatal care at no charge to impoverished women and their babies. project reportread updates from the field
 

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