Safe Motherhood Guatemala Jan 2022 update !

January 2, 2022By gwilleditEducation, General Interest, Health, Safe Motherhood Guatemala

The Guatemalan Safe Motherhood Project continues to make progress, in spite of the pandemic. We in Canada have been in bimonthly contact via Zoom with our Guatemalan teammates. Because of travel restrictions, teaching in other communities has been replaced with a new clinic, providing prenatal care to local pregnant women and holding prenatal discussion groups, … Read More

Fire Fighters Deliver Babies in Guatemala

December 7, 2020By Josephine De FreitasGeneral Interest, Health, Mayan Project Guatemala, Safe Motherhood Guatemala

Safe Motherhood Project 2020 2020 marks the 18th year of the Safe Motherhood Project in Guatemala, a four to five day hands-on education program for Mayan midwives who are called comadronas, Guatemalan volunteer firemen/paramedics who are called bomberos, and other healthcare workers involved in maternity care.  We have now taught over 1280 students, skills helpful … Read More

How Two Canadian Doctors Teach Safe Birthing on a 9100ft High Hilltop

July 23, 2019By Josephine De FreitasSafe Motherhood Guatemala No Comments

Students role playing a scene of a mother who’s water just broke, calling the midwife and mother-in-law to attention, may not exactly sound like the conventional classroom for health studies. 17 years and counting, Safe Motherhood Guatemala, a project of Rose Charities continues to provide hands-on training for local Mayan traditional birth attendants (comadronas), paramedics, … Read More