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  »


Our Projects

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


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

Mother’s Day Gifts

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Help to support a mother and her baby in Africa with our selection of alternative Mother’s Day gifts.

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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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Brighton Marathon 2016

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Ready to tackle the amazing Brighton Marathon 2016? We have guaranteed places!

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