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International Day of the Midwife

International Day Of The Midwife 2014

Toyin Ojora-Saraki | Posted 07.05.2014 | Impact
Toyin Ojora-Saraki

As May 5th is International Day of the Midwife, I would like to take this opportunity to share some inspiring stories of midwives from around the world. In midwife-led care, women experience less preterm births, less assisted deliveries and greater satisfaction with care.

How To Inspire Courage, Spur Action And Save Lives

Julia Bluestone | Posted 06.23.2014 | Impact
Julia Bluestone

Every report, case study and anecdote affirms that health workers are vital to the health and well-being of a country.

Half of Women Still Give Birth Alone or Without Skilled Health Care in Tanzania -- But We Can Change That!

Rose Mlay | Posted 07.04.2012 | Impact
Rose Mlay

2012-05-05-videopull.jpgOn International Day of the Midwife on May 5, our short film "What I Want Is Simple", is airing on national television and radio in Tanzania.

Children Need Mothers, Mothers Want Midwives

Sarah Brown | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sarah Brown

Ask the children. Ask them if they need their mothers. Effective development means recognizing that mums matter - and that means midwives matter too.