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It’s been called “the most tolerated tragedy.”

A mother dies every 90 seconds of causes related to pregnancy and childbirth.
These are preventable deaths. In the developed world we’ve got the skills, personnel and resources
to manage complications during pregnancy. But in developing countries, women and babies simply die.

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Having New Eyes

By | August 26th, 2016|Categories: Board Member, Profile, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

STM Board Member, Dena Thomas * “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust   For Save the Mothers’ board member Dena Thomas, caring [...]

When a tweet is more than just a tweet

By | August 15th, 2016|Categories: Breastfeeding, News|Tags: , , , |

World Breastfeeding Week 2016 (August 1 – 7) wrapped up with Canada demonstrating leadership on this important public health issue in a significant – if novel – way. The Prime Minister’s twitter account published an [...]

When Culture Kills

By | July 12th, 2016|Categories: Student profile, Tanzania|Tags: , , , , , |

A second-year student in the Save the Mothers program, Festo Kagoma has, like most East Africans, known the tragedy of maternal death. He knew it early; as the fourth child in a family of six, [...]