What we do

We aim to reduce maternal and newborn mortality in developing countries. ‘No women should die giving life’.

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The Safe Delivery App

The SDA is a job aid for birth attendants to improve the quality of care they provide women and newborns.

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Support us

You can support us in preventing women from dying in childbirth in low-income countries in the following ways.

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Partners, donors and members

Our achievements would not be possible without the great support and recognition from all our partners, donors and members.

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Support our work with saving women from dying in childbirth in Ethiopia

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Latest News

  • 10.09.2016

    Artist Olafur Eliasson grants Maternity Foundation the prest[...]

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  • 09.14.2016

    Maternity Foundation and The Royal Danish Embassy host event[...]

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  • 07.18.2016

    Important new partnership with Ethiopian Midwives Association

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  • 06.13.2016

    The Safe Delivery App featured in new film by Apple

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The Safe Delivery App

The Safe Delivery App is an innovative mHealth training tool for birth attendants in low-income countries to strengthen quality of care and hereby reduce the high maternal and newborn mortality rate caused by lack of skilled care at deliveries.

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Empowerment of the local community

In order to ensure that more women and families seek skilled care during pregnancy and labor it is of crucial importance to empower the local community to take responsibility for and play an active part in improving women and children’s health… and survival. Maternity Foundation do this through two empowerment components:

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Since 2010 H.R.H Crown Princess Mary has been patron of Maternity Foundation. h-r-h-crown-princess-mary-circle-300x300