Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Help Mothers Give Birth Safely
HealthRight International, through Global Giving, is working to help mothers give birth safely.
This project supports the operation of three Maternity Waiting Homes (MWHs) in Pokot County, Kenya and helps save the lives of the pregnant women and newborns who stay there. MWHs are dormitories situated adjacent to health centers where pregnant women can stay for free prior to the onset of labor and after delivery before walking home. These homes decrease risks for mothers and babies and save their lives by allowing for rapid treatment of complications.