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Giving Birth in America: Florida

The Giving Birth in America series examines the issues that have contributed to the maternal health crisis in the United States, where women are more likely to die from pregnancy and childbirth than in any other developed country. Giving Birth in America: New York tells the story of a young doula as she supports a woman alone in her birth, helping her navigate the complexities of the urban medical system.

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Giving Birth in America: New York

The Giving Birth in America series examines the issues that have contributed to the maternal health crisis in the United States, where women are more likely to die from pregnancy and childbirth than in any other developed country. Giving Birth in America: New York tells the story of a young doula as she supports a woman alone in her birth, helping her navigate the complexities of the urban medical system.

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Boda for Mothers

4,700 women die in Uganda each year due to complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. Often times, distance is the biggest barrier for women to access timely and skilled care during pregnancy and labor. In three districts of Uganda, Every Mother Counts partnered with Baylor Children's Foundation's provision of vouchers to ensure that women have affordable access to skilled care, enabling to reach a clinic to deliver safely.

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Seda’s Light

Seda, a 25 year old nurse-midwife, is the only skilled birth attendant on staff in the maternity ward at Chakhaza Health Center in Dowa, Malawi. Only 1% of the rural population in Malawi is linked to the national electricity grid, and Seda, like many health care workers, struggles without power to make sure pregnant women can deliver safely, often times in the dark. Every Mother Counts partnered with We Care Solar to provide Chakhaza and 39 other rural health facilities in Malawi with solar powered 24/7 electricity.

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The Making of a Midwife Part IV

In 2013, Every Mother Counts produced a 4-part documentary series hilighting the work of the student and graduate midwives of Midwives for Haiti. EMC teamed up with the Ciné Institute of Jacmel and cinematographer Belony Jean Pierre to film the series.

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