Pregnancy and Childbirth
When women have the knowledge they need and the power to act on it, pregnancy and childbirth are a cause for optimism and hope. In many parts of the world, though, pregnancy and childbirth are clouded with fear, uncertainty and danger.
Women and Children First works with partners to establish women’s groups where women can to learn how to care for themselves during pregnancy, recognise the danger signs and obtain the support and services they need. We monitor and evaluate the impact of that work and have good evidence that this grassroots initiative significantly reduces the risks to mothers and their newborn babies.
This Mother's Day - please help us cherish another mother
Last year, with your help, we saved 5,000 mothers and their babies.
Please help us do the same again this year by joining our Cherish Another Mother campaign.
Make a donation in the name of the mother in your life who you cherish and send her one of our Mother's Day cards to share what you've done. Read more.