One of the ways we are currently fighting maternal and infant mortality in Dèsarmes, Haiti is by providing Clean Delivery Kits. Nurse Timay along with another matròn (traditional birth attendant) in the area is currently serving the women in Dèsarmes by assisting them with their home births.
Items contained in the Clean Delivery Kits reflect the World Health Organization’s six principles of cleanliness for birth including, (1) clean hands, (2) clean delivery surface, (3) clean perineum, (4) clean cord cutting instrument, (5) clean cord ties, and (6) clean cord care of the newborn baby.
All of the kits are pre-packaged for individual use, ensuring that there are always clean and essential items for every delivery.
All Clean Delivery Kits Include:
-2 Chux Pads/Absorbant Under Pads
-1 Bar of Antibacterial Soap
-1 Sterile, Surgical Blade #10
-2 2″ Cotton Strings
-2 Pairs of Latex-Free Medium Gloves
-3 4×4 Gauze Pads
-3 Alcohol Pads
-Ibuprofen (20 count)
Please consider helping us provide Clean Delivery Kits by, (1) Donating Items, (2) Donating Money, or (3) Organizing Assembly Group (Organize a fun group of family, friends, church group and/or organization to donate items and spend the time packing up Clean Delivery Kits.). Each Clean Delivery Kits cost around $3.