Mum & I is a not for profit Initiative providing effective healthcare solutions to childbirth needs of Women in Sub Saharan Africa. According to WHO, a newborn dies from infection every second in Sub Saharan Africa among other places.
Infant Nutrition for sick and malnourished childrenMum and I recognises that there are mothers who are unable to breastfeed their infants for various reasons. There are children with nutritional problems who are suffering from malnutrition as a result of disease, rendering them severelyRead more

“The causes of neonatal death globally are multifactorial

The objectives of the Mum & I initiative

  • To provide information to women, men and their communities on the importance of childbirth in a clean space.
  • To provide Mum & I Kits to all women who deliver in health centres/units, at home and elsewhere in the community.

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Why Are Safe birth kits Important?

The use of a Mum & I kit cuts the risk of infection especially in rural and Peri- urban areas. It has been reported that 60 million women worldwide give birth at home on the floor without clean water.

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3.1 : By 2030, reduce the global maternal mortality ratio to less than 70 per 100,000 live births

3.2 : By 2030, end preventable deaths of newborns and children under 5 years of age, with all countries aiming to reduce neonatal mortalityRead More »

The Mum & I Initiative

“The causes of neonatal death globally are multifactorial and also include social factors such as education, sanitation, improved nutrition and political will. However, access to healthcare is of extreme importance and while maternal mortality rates have been improving across the globe, more needs to be done to improve the lives of newborns. Better systems are urgently needed to record these deaths and once these are in place, measures can be taken to reduce these high figures.” Professor Alan Cameron, Vice President for Clinical Quality at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) UK

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What are the contents of the Mum & I kit ?