Kay Sandberg is the founding president of Global Force for Healing, a visionary nonprofit which convenes the Healthy, Compassionate Birthing Network of global grassroots projects for underserved, remote communities based on the midwifery model of care (www.globalforceforhealing.org/project-one/). Kay lives in Ashland, Oregon, and is a member of Southern Oregon Birth Connections (SOBC).
Mother Health International—motherhealth.org
Mother Health has a Mobile Midwives program that sends midwives into rural villages each week to care for women who are unable to travel to the clinic. Reaching out to women in this way has facilitated a decrease in maternal and neonatal mortality in the area. Read more…. Mother Health International’s Mission and Model
Photo by Kelly McIlvenny and Sarah Thompson
Sandberg and Carnahan have put together a helpful document giving readers an overview of different birth models around the globe. Read more…. Global Birth Models