Madhu is a paralegal and ardent community activist who, through her work with nazdeek, has been instrumental in getting community health workers appointed in her community. to learn more about our work with nazdeek in india, visit our blog and new photo series at everymothercounts.org.
Powerful discussion following the #texas screening of “giving birth in america” films, featuring incredible local #dallas organizations working to address racial disparities in #maternal health care. thank you @circleofhealth & @deedsnotwords for hosting the event & sen. wendy davis (deeds not words), nikia lawson (the natural way birthing project), jen sarduy (re+birth equity alliance), cessilye smith and bethany stricker (abide women's health), & marsha jones (the afiya center) for the discussion. #givingbirthintexas #givingbirthinamerica
Introducing the emc store! shop now by clicking the link in bio.
When obstructed labor or other complications of pregnancy arise, a ride to emergency care can mean life or death for mother and child. our partner @hopeforwcb in bangladesh has built an effective transportation network to connect mothers in hard-to-reach rural areas to critical maternity care. learn more about the hope foundation and other work we support around the world at everymothercounts.org.
Public insurance for all pregnant immigrant women, like medi-cal in california, has been shown to improve use of prenatal care, despite the many barriers for these communities in seeking maternity care. watch our new #givingbirthinamerica film at the link in bio to learn more.
What a weekend for @runteamemc who raised over $444,000! thank you to the 170 runners who ran the @nycmarathon and the #goldengatehalf and 5k races. congratulations on your achievements and thank you for your dedication to making childbirth safe for mothers everywhere!
Thanks to all for making our first san francisco #loveemc a success, and a special thanks to the amazing @flordetoloache band & @chulitavinylclub djs! with your help, we raised nearly $220,000 on friday night to ensure access to essential maternity care for women in the u.s. and around the world. to learn more, visit everymothercounts.org.
Thank you #sffilmdocstories for bringing our “giving birth in america: california” film to the bay area, along with a special panel discussion with dr. cristina gamboa, ob-gyn, #midwife kim dau, cnm, filmmaker clancy mccarty, & propublica reporter nina martin. @sffilm #givingbirthinamerica #california
Our 2018 @nycmarathon team celebrating marathon weekend! a huge thanks to @scottjurek and @jureksontherun for the amazing tips and answering all of our questions! and another huge thank you to @honeybrainslife for hosting us and for the delicious breakfast! see you all on the course tomorrow!