ANTENATAL & POSTNATAL CARE
Accessing health care and giving birth in a foreign country where no one speaks your language, compounded by unfamiliar cultural norms that may be intimidating, is a daunting task for refugee and migrant women.
Our integrated team of midwives, lactation consultants and interpreters provides the space and time for physical examinations, answering questions, explaining the need for and results of routine testing, allaying fears and helping to prepare mothers for birth.
GOOD PREGNANCY CARE MAKES
A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE
For the refugee population within the post-emergency phase,
pregnancy and child-delivery complications are the leading cause
of morbidity and mortality among women.
The Johns Hopkins and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
I didn’t have any antenatal care with my first two children.
I just went to the hospital when I was in labor. But with this child,
I am learning things about pregnancy that I never knew and it is
Jamal, 23, Syria