On the Front lines

In Photos: Kindred Space LA

December 6, 2018

By: Clancy McCarty

Since moving to Los Angeles, Kimberly Durdin is a name that has been appearing constantly among maternal health circles. Kimberly is a Lactation consultant (IBCLC), ...

H.R. 1318/S. 1112: A Last Push for the 115th Congress!

December 4, 2018

Since its original introduction in 2011, Every Mother Counts has been a supporter of the Maternal Health Accountability Act + Preventing Maternal Deaths Act. Reintroduced in the spring of 2017, ...

Saving Lives at Birth Among Nomads of Niger

November 30, 2018

By: Dr. Rebecca Jones, The Nomad Foundation

Experts agree that every mother deserves care from a skilled birth attendant. However, for many women, this is an impossible dream. ...

At the Intersection of Midwifery and Gender-based Violence

November 28, 2018

By Martine Jean-Baptiste, Founder and Executive Director of the Foundation for the Advancement of Haitian Midwives

According to the 2017 Demographic Health Surveys (DHS), approximately 23.5% of women in Haiti reported sexual and physical violence committed by a partner. ...