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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

Maternity Worldwide joins the Thriving Together campaign

To mark World Population Day 2019, Maternity Worldwide is pleased to join 150 other leading environmental and reproductive health organisations to pledge support the Thriving Together campaign. Read more

Brighton Marathon 2020: Ten Years’ Running!

Join Team MW on Sunday 19th April to celebrate a decade of Brighton Marathon fundraising. We have a limited number of ‘charity partner’ places exclusively available for our supporters. Registration is open NOW and costs just £55!

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Women’s World Cup 2019

Celebrate women’s football this summer with our FREE sweepstake kit and help raise money to support our work at the same time.

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