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Mothers Day Every Day

Protecting Mothers and Children From HIV: A Call to Action

Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD | Posted 08.11.2012 | Impact
Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD

Preventing new HIV infections among children is not only the right thing to do, but also a smart investment -- stretching each dollar we invest to save as many lives as we can, both today and tomorrow. This is a hopeful moment in global health.

Giving Mothers a Very Special Gift

Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD | Posted 07.12.2012 | Impact
Ambassador Eric Goosby, MD

What is the greatest gift we can give a mother this Mother's Day? There are many answers, but one is a healthy life for her and her child. This Mother's Day, let's sharpen our resolve to ensure mothers everywhere have children who are born HIV-free.

This Is What Being a Mother Looks Like

Donna Karan | Posted 05.09.2012 | Impact
Donna Karan

In honor of Mother's Day, I want to invite you to join me on this journey of advocating for all mothers everywhere. It is an act of love, it is a celebration of life and it is a promise for an inspired tomorrow.

The Power of a Mother

Rep. Barbara Lee | Posted 07.08.2012 | Impact
Rep. Barbara Lee

The confidence and courage of the mothers of Uganda was so inspiring -- to come together as a village and rely on each other's business skills for success was a valuable reminder of the power of a mother.

Stand Up for Moms and Babies Around the World

Helene Gayle | Posted 05.07.2012 | Impact
Helene Gayle

The devoted, loving women in our lives deserve a special day of thanks for all they have done and continue to do. On this Mother's Day though, we're asking you to take a moment to think about mothers you don't know, mothers who need your help.

Of Pandemics and a Global Pledge to Moms and Newborns

Theresa Shaver | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Theresa Shaver

Yeruknesh, Chidimma and Siti died for lack of basic health care taken for granted by all but the world's poorest and most vulnerable people.

Saving Mothers' Lives

Wendi Deng Murdoch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wendi Deng Murdoch

When I had my first child, I remember asking the doctor if I would live. My grandmother had died after giving birth to my mother -- in those days it was a fact of life in Xuzhou, where my family was from.

No Woman Should Die Giving Life

Thoraya Ahmed Obaid | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Thoraya Ahmed Obaid

In the United States "dying in childbirth" occurs rarely. But for women in most poor countries, pregnancy and childbirth are the leading causes of death and disability.

A Mother is a Guardian Angel Every Day

Anita McBride | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anita McBride

Celebrating my first Mother's Day became a long-awaited dream come true. I felt the presence of my own mother and believed she was my guardian angel watching over me that day and every day.

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.

Mothers Day Every Day For Healthier Families, Communities and Nations

Rep. Lois Capps | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rep. Lois Capps

Every minute of every day, a woman somewhere in the world dies as a result of pregnancy or childbirth--amounting to more than half a million fatalities each year.

U.S. Must Take Leadership to Make Mother's Day Every Day

Donna E. Shalala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Donna E. Shalala

Every minute somewhere in the world, a woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth. Mother's Day Every Day is a groundbreaking new campaign to save their lives and the lives of their newborn children.