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Safehands for Mothers

U.K. Mother's Day -- A Cause for Celebration, But Not for All

Nancy Durrell McKenna | Posted 05.16.2012 | Impact
Nancy Durrell McKenna

Each year, 358,000 women worldwide die from complications arising from pregnancy and childbirth, there are four million neonatal deaths and three million stillbirths.

Making It Happen: Reflections on Maternal Care in Sierra Leone

Nancy Durrell McKenna | Posted 03.26.2012 | Impact
Nancy Durrell McKenna

I have traveled and worked in over 40 countries filming and recording the, rituals and traditions around pregnancy and birth and have seen many shocking things but nothing prepared me for the emotional challenge of what I witnessed in Sierra Leone.