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Save The Mothers

About Save The Mothers

Save the Mothers promotes maternal health in the developing world through education, public awareness and advocacy. Based in Uganda and North America, Save The Mothers dedicated to saving some of the 303,000 women who die in childbirth every year.

September 2016

Small changes in hospitals create a big impact

By |2016-09-29T11:38:42-04:00September 29th, 2016|East Africa, hospitals, maternal health, maternal mortality, Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, Uganda|

Everybody deserves "to get the best care in their most vulnerable moments." This video features Dr. Eve Nakabembe, Director of the Save the Mothers Mother Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. She discusses some of the harsh realities women and health workers face in East African maternity hospitals. Lack of clean, running water. Lack of access to necessary [...]

You can be a game changer too

By |2016-09-16T12:05:34-04:00September 16th, 2016|Book Release|

In this brand new trailer for The Game Changers, co-author and Save the Mothers communications director Patricia Paddey says that before she began working on the book she never thought of herself as a game changer. But through the process of telling other peoples' stories - stories of teachers and police officers, journalists and politicians who [...]

August 2016

When a tweet is more than just a tweet

By |2017-01-11T15:16:08-04:00August 15th, 2016|Breastfeeding, News|

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 intimate photo of Sophie Grégoire Trudeau breastfeeding the couple’s youngest son, Hadrian. The photo was captioned with Ms. Trudeau’s words [...]

June 2016

Game Changers: Where Would our World be without Them?

By |2017-01-11T15:16:09-04:00June 1st, 2016|Book Release, News|

They are the visionaries, bold, bright, brash and creative. They innovate, think outside the box, and forever alter the way things are done. Game changers recognize the truth of the adage that, “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” Game changers believe—they know—deep down in the very deepest, downest [...]

May 2016

Delivering Change

By |2019-06-01T09:52:41-04:00May 10th, 2016|News|

One man pushed his mother in her wheelchair along the route of the Dundas, Ontario “Steps to Deliver Change” Walk in support of Save the Mothers. Hundreds of people in 15 communities across Canada and the United States took “Steps to Deliver Change” on behalf of Save the Mothers this past weekend. It was a [...]

April 2016

A Family Affair

By |2019-06-01T09:54:08-04:00April 8th, 2016|News|

Every one of us, started life in the womb of our mother. And whether your mother was someone you want to celebrate – or someone who failed to live up to all she could have been – she gave you life. And life is worth celebrating! So this Mother’s Day weekend – consider involving the [...]

January 2016

Because of your help…

By |2017-01-11T15:16:09-04:00January 1st, 2016|News|

As a not for profit, charitable organization, Save the Mothers depends on the financial donations of caring people to make our work possible. When you donate to Save the Mothers, your gift represents more than just a single drop of help in an ocean of need. The impact of each and every dollar given to [...]

December 2015

Meet STM Intern Jacqueline Kamel

By |2017-01-11T15:16:09-04:00December 18th, 2015|Uganda|

Jacqueline Kamel, 28, was born and raised in Mississauga, Ontario (Canada). She graduated with a degree in Developmental Psychology from the University of Windsor and a Masters Degree in Social Work specializing in International Social Welfare from Columbia University in the city of New York. Since September 2015, she has been working as a program [...]