Mothers choosing or able to breastfeed their babies in the first hour after birth can boost their immune systems and give them vital nutrients. Women’s health groups play an important role in helping, enabling and empowering women to breastfeed.Read More
Salome was 7 months into her pregnancy when she felt severe, painful swelling in her bump. Thanks to a bicycle ambulance, she was rushed to hospital in time and gave birth to healthy triplets.Read More
In the world’s poorest communities’ pregnant women struggle to get to their nearest hospital or health facility to deliver their baby once they go into labour – putting the lives of both the mother and unborn child at risk.Read More
Women and Children First’s support for women’s health groups in Malawi has seen women come together to discuss the most important health issues to them.Read More
Our women’s health groups in Uganda and Malawi have brought communities together. They are solving their problems with innovative, empowering and life-saving answers.
These include income-generating gardens, performing plays and promoting the use of bed-nets to reduce the risk of malaria.Read More
Thanks to supporters like you, women in Malawi have come together as a community to solve the health issues they face.Read More
Midwives can play a vital role in the improvement of maternal and neonatal health worldwide, particularly as nearly half of all births in developing countries take place without the help of a skilled birth attendant.Read More