Provide SAFE Delivery for Rural Mothers

by HOPE Foundation for Women & Children of Bangladesh
Provide SAFE Delivery for Rural Mothers

Project Report | May 1, 2015
Increase in Emergency Care: Saving Mother's Lives

By Ashley Pugh | Program Officer

This woman is receiving antenatal care.
This woman is receiving antenatal care.

Dear HOPE Supporter,

The numbers don't lie: we are saving more women's lives than ever before. From the start of this year until now, we have provided 31 cesarean sections, In a population whee over 90% of women have birth at home, one can only imagine how little women come for emergency obstetric care, as the distance is too great and the decision at home is made too late for her life to be saved. This indicates that more women are being educated on healthy pregnancy and delivery by our staff, and more women are receiving antenatal care. During their antenatal care visits are they informed whether they are having a high-risk pregnancy. Mothers are being informed and having the ability, for the first time, to make an informed decision regarding their health, and the health of their baby. Rural mothers are planning their births and taking precautions when necessary to ensure their safety. We have never seen so many women seeking this care at our hospital before, and that is how we know progress is being made.

Thank you for your support in ensuring these rural mothers have access to care and information. Because of you we are truly empowering these women while facilitating healthy families.

Best Regards,

Ashley Pugh


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