I lost a baby to something possibly preventable, but I still feel like we had a chance. I was able to birth in a clean, sterile environment and really got top-notch care according to the current standard of care.
In countries across the country, babies and mothers die because they don’t have needed basic necessities during childbirth.
I’m so thankful to Cora for waking me up and opening my eyes to both the needs and plight of moms and babies here and the in some cases desperate need of mothers and babies across the world.
That’s why I’ve joined World Mom’s Blog as a contributor. I hope to write more there about moms and babies worldwide.
Today, World Mom’s Blog is joining forces with Girls Globe and Multicultural Kids Globe to support CleanBirth.org.
CleanBirth.org was started by a US mom who wanted to do something about the disturbing death rate of moms and babies in Laos. In Laos, the infant mortality rate is higher than Sudan’s.
The organization provides moms with clean birth kits, and trains nurses to provide a clean, safe birthing environment among other advocacy.
Moms and babies are dying because of something that can be prevented with a $5 clean birth kit, infection. I know that frustration. Cora died because of a $5 test, but at the time we didn’t know better.
We KNOW that clean birthing conditions save lives and are a must.
How you can help
Please join World Mom’s Blog in supporting CleanBirth.org by donating through the fundraising page.
For just $5 you can provide a WHO approved clean birth kit, and possibly save a life, or two. Just skip a cup of coffee today. It’s more than worth it.
Spread the word! Visit CleanBirth.org and share what you learn.