Advocate-led Project

A New Generation of Haitian Midwives Healthy Haiti

Ca-Hatien, Haiti
6,000
Pre-natal visits a year
4
Haitian Midwife graduates June 2018
500
Births a year

MamaBaby Haiti is a non-profit birth center and health clinic in northern Haiti that provides a safe place for Haitian women to receive compassionate and respectful free birth, postpartum, and gynecological care by Haitian midwives. Founded in 2010 by Wellness Advocates Jennifer Gallardo and Patricia Couch, MamaBaby now has a clinic, mobile clinics, maternal nutritional programs and neonatal aftercare. In 2016 they founded the MamaBaby Midwifery School, educating a new generation of Haitian midwives.

Recently, Jennifer and Patricia teamed up with Diamond Sponsor Korina Buehrer to apply for matching support from the doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation to help fund the MamaBaby Haiti Midwifery School. In June of 2018, the first class of Haitian midwives graduated – two of whom will be joining the MamaBaby Clinic staff.

Recently, Jennifer and Patricia teamed up with Diamond Sponsor Korina Buehrer to apply for matching support from the doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation to help fund the MamaBaby Haiti Midwifery School. In June of 2018, the first class of Haitian midwives graduated – two of whom will be joining the MamaBaby Clinic staff.

The MamaBaby Clinic is known as

The MamaBaby Clinic is known as "The place that holds women's hands."

MamaBaby Haiti offers pre and post natal care as well as nutrition support during pregnancy, ensuring mothers and babies can thrive.

MamaBaby Haiti offers pre and post natal care as well as nutrition support during pregnancy, ensuring mothers and babies can thrive.

The MamaBaby Haiti Midwifery School is one step closer to building a sustainable support programs for maternal and neonatal health in Haiti.

The MamaBaby Haiti Midwifery School is one step closer to building a sustainable support programs for maternal and neonatal health in Haiti.

“Every morning you can hear the waiting room of MamaBaby break out into singing and prayer, as over 30 women start their day waiting to be be seen by the midwives. Every night you hear the rap rap rap on the gate as women come in labor to the sanctuary and safety of MamaBaby to be tended to with loving care by the midwives.”

Jennifer Gallardo, Midwife and Founder of MamaBaby Haiti

Korina Buehrer, Jennifer Gallardo and Patricia Couch

Korina Buehrer, Jennifer Gallardo and Patricia Couch

MamaBaby Haiti is 100% Haitian staffed and referred to by employees as

MamaBaby Haiti is 100% Haitian staffed and referred to by employees as "Our House".

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