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Moms Helping Moms- an awareness campaign for MDG

How many lives do you think can be saved in 500 days? The answer just might surprise you. And believe it or not- you can help. By partnering with Save the Children, you can help make a difference in the life of a child. We can be moms helping moms around the world, working together to help save the children and bring a brighter future to children in need.

So what’s the problem exactly?

• Each day an estimated 800 mothers and 18,000 young children die from largely preventable causes.

• More than 1 million babies die on their first and only day of life across the world, and 2.9 million in their first month.

• The newborn crisis is much bigger than we may think, with a staggering 1.2 million stillbirths occurring during childbirth

• More than half of these maternal and under-fives deaths take place in locations beset by a high risk of conflict and/or natural disasters.

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Moms in Tanzania

Is there any way to help?

  • We can stop this. Many of these deaths are preventable if the mother-to-be had a trained midwife to help them give birth safely
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Mothers and children in India

What is Save the Children doing to help?

  • Ensure that every mother, newborn and children under five has access to high quality health care:
  • Invest much more in women and girls and ensure their protection;
  • Build stronger institutions and stronger health systems that provide universal health coverage, and provide for the most vulnerable, as well as promote early action, social protection, disaster risk reduction;
Moms Helping Moms
Mother and son in Zambia

What can I do to help?

Visit: Save the Children and read more about what they’re doing globally to help stop this epidemic. Every child deserves a fighting chance; from birth and beyond. Whether that’s taking care of mother’s during their pregnancy or getting children the necessary food to curb hunger- all children deserve a chance.

 

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Kori

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Kori is an autistic mom who also happens to have ADHD and Anxiety. She is currently located in Albany, NY where she is raising a neurodivergent family. Her older daughter is non-speaking autistic (and also has ADHD and Anxiety) and her youngest daughter is HSP/Gifted. As an empath, HSP, and highly intuitive individual, Kori brings her own life experiences as an autistic woman combined with her adventures in momming to bring you the day-to-day of her life at home. Kori provides life coaching services for neurodivergent women (and those who identify as women) as well as Oracle card reading, Tarot card readings, and energy healing.

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Tricia the Good Mama
6 years ago

Thank you for sharing such a great cause! I’m glad I found out about it. I’ll be looking it!

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