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Maternity Worldwide is a charity which works in low-income 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.
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A Mother's Story

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 »

Our Projects

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

Muffins For Midwives 2019!

Sunday 5th May is ‘International Day of the Midwife’ and we are celebrating by asking people to host a cake party! The money you raise will sponsor the training and employing of midwives in Africa. Read more

‘Man for Women’ Fundraising Hike

One of our biggest challenge events yet, we are holding a 100 mile hike in seven days around the stunning Isle of Man- are you up to the challenge to save lives in childbirth?

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