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Media archive

Newborns who face extreme weather, food shortages and disease in climate change hotspots
The future is bleak for future generations if we see temperatures rise 4C above pre-industrial levels – and these babies will be left to pick up the pieces.
Mirror, Rhian Lubin and Paul Byrne, 13 November 2019

Charity fundraisers to walk the Raad ny Foillan
Fundraisers are going to hike more than 100 miles around the coastal path (Raad ny Foillan) to raise money to save lives in childbirth.
Isle of Man Today, 30 April 2019

Maternity Worldwide Radio 4 Appeal
With the wonderful help of Emily Watson and the listeners of Radio 4, we have been able to raise a fantastic £21,000 to help us carry on saving lives in childbirth…
Radio 4 Appeal 29 April 2018

At least 240 pregnant women die unnecessarily in Sierra Leone every month
Maternity Worldwide uses an integrated approach to address each of the issues women face when trying to access safe childbirth.
Sierra Leone Telegraph, Abdul Rashid Thomas, 03 June 2017

11 ideas to improve maternal health in areas of conflict and extreme poverty
Use an integrated approach: Maternity Worldwide works around the well established but still vitally relevant Three Delays Model…
The Guardian, Katherine Purvis, 02 February 2016

Focus On… Maternity Worldwide
In this month’s edition of our continuing look at maternity charities, we meet the fine people at Maternity Worldwide.
MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, 12 February 2014

Maternity Worldwide
Training local midwives and doctors to provide skilled care for mothers to give birth safely
The Week, 24 January 2014

The astonishing courage of Ethiopian women left me in awe
Dr Karen Ballard, a senior lecturer in Women’s Health at the University of Surrey, writes about the her year in Ethiopia caring for pregnant women in a rural clinic.
The Telegraph, 17 May 2013

Giving The Gift Of Life This Mother’s Day
Help mothers like Ayantu by giving your loved one a Maternity Worldwide gift certificate. Gifts include a Safe Birth Certificate (£15) and a Women’s Empowerment Training Certificate (£30).
Huffington Post, 25 March 2017

Childbirth in Developing Countries
According to Maternity Worldwide, an organization focused on developing maternity services in impoverished countries, ‘The ability of women to command resources and make independent decisions about their fertility, their health and healthcare also has an impact on maternal mortality.’
Kat Russell, 13 November 2011

East London dog and his owner embark on 700-mile bike ride to Berlin
Chris Lovitt is ready for a 700-mile bike ride to Germany with his dog Tigger…
Docklands & East London Advertiser, Alistair Kleebauer, 03 May 2011