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Maternity Worldwide is a charity which works in developing countries to help women and girls access the high quality maternal health care they need to be able to give birth safely.

Having a baby should be a time of great joy and hope. But every year across the world 287,000 women die in pregnancy and childbirth. That’s one mother dying every 2 minutes, 800 each day. These women do not need to suffer and die; most lives could be saved relatively easily and cheaply. Find out more  »

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Our Projects

We currently have three integrated maternal health programmes in Malawi, Uganda and Ethiopia. Find out more about them here ».

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Who we support

We work with mothers who are in the greatest need and at the highest risk of dying during pregnancy or childbirth in sub-Saharan Africa. Read more »

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A mother’s story

Read about the mothers we have helped to ensure they can safely deliver their baby. Read more »

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How you can support us

Help us to continue saving lives in childbirth by getting involved with our events, fundraising or volunteering in the UK or Africa. Read more »

What’s Happening

Barn Dance

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Join us for a fabulous fun-filled Barn Dance on Saturday 5th September in Brighton.

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Malawi Bike Ride 2016

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Join our Malawi Bike Ride 2016, visit our programme in Zomba and finish the trip at the Lake of Stars festival.

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Muffins for Midwives

Muffins for Midwives

Host a Muffins for Midwives tea party, coffee morning or cake sale to help train midwives in Africa.

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