99% of maternal deaths occur in third world countries, with one of the major barriers being difficulties to access clean birthing equipment.In emergency and humanitarian crisis it's even worst. Every woman should have the right to clean and sterile equipment for her birth, however in humanitarian crisis situations,access to clean and sterile birthing equipment is an uncommon luxury. These women and babies can be saved by providing simple items like a clean razor blade and string to tie off the c
Challenge 99% of maternal deaths occur in third world countries, with one of the major barriers being difficulties to access clean birthing equipment.In emergency and humanitarian crisis it's even worst.Our challenge is to save a mom and help babies celebrate their first of many birthdays by improving their chances of avoiding death from preventable birth complications. A donation of $10 per month will get Clean birthing Kits to remote communities and internally displaced Women in Cameroon.
Solution A simple solution to unclean deliveries is the use of "Safe Birthing Kits", which are simple kits containing essential items for conducting a clean birth. The kits follow the World Health Organization's (WHO) principles for a clean delivery and proper cord care, reducing the risk of an unclean delivery and poor outcomes. Kits include a sterile razor blade, soap, gloves, gauze, antibacterial wipes, cord ties, plastic sheets a newborn hat and blanket, and maternity sanitary napkins.
Long-Term Impact By providing such simple, affordable supplies, we can make sure mothers and babies survive what should be a joyous time. We will also educate mothers and families on the importance of a clean birth prior to distribution to ensure the best outcome.