Because no woman should die giving life

Women in developing nations are 43 times more likely to die during childbirth.

The Result

Countless numbers of preventable maternal deaths due to simple complications or unsanitary conditions. And too many newborns left without a mother.

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No Access to Hospital

Up to 90% of women in low-resource settings still deliver outside of a hospital setting.

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maternal deaths from preventable obstetric causes

Up to 73% of global maternal deaths are from preventable obstetric causes, leading 830 women to die everyday from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth

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The Problem

On average, one woman or girl dies due to complications from childbirth every two minutes. 75% of these deaths could be prevented with access to low-cost basic sexual and reproductive healthcare.

Who We Are

We are an organization of doctors and allied professionals that work with governments and local organizations to improve maternal health care in limited-resource settings. We customize programming to the specific needs of communities and bring biomedical technologies where they are most needed.

You Can Help

From donations to research fellowships to becoming a partner, explore the ways you can help Saving Mothers.

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Saving Mothers Safe BirthKit

At a cost of only $15, remarkably each kit contains everything that even the most minimally skilled birth attendants need to ensure safe deliveries outside of the hospital setting. Click the link below to see what is included in each Birthkit.

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