Midwives For Haiti is fighting maternal and infant mortality in Haiti, the most dangerous country in the Western Hemisphere to be a mother, baby, or child under 5. We deliver culturally appropriate, high impact health interventions to increase access to quality maternal care. Our projects- which include Skilled Birth Attendant training, a Mobile Prenatal Clinic, a Postnatal Care Clinic, staffing and supporting a maternity ward, and training traditional birth attendants in our Matròn Outreach Program- educate and empower Haitian men and women to improve the health of their communities, creating lasting change for our graduates and the lives of the mothers and children they care for.
Our vision is that all Haitian women will have access to prenatal and postnatal care and deliver with the assistance of a Skilled Birth Attendant. Last year, our graduates provided over 60,000 prenatal visits and assisted at over 12,000 births throughout the country. We are currently training our seventh class of Skilled Birth Attendants with the support of international medical volunteers. In 2014, our Mobile Prenatal Clinic will provide 6,000 patient care visits to the mothers and infants of rural Haiti and the Postnatal Care Clinic aims to increase from 1% to 100% the number of mothers and newborns receiving postnatal care at Hospital St. Therese.
Midwives For Haiti is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all donations are tax-deductible. Learn more: www.midwivesforhaiti.org. You can also follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/MidwivesForHaiti or on Twitter @Midwives4Haiti.