By Million Moms Challenge

Dec 9, 2011 7:40pm

Drishtee: Building a Network of Women Entrepreneurs in Health

by: Esha Chhabra, rethink social  Women don’t have the autonomy to make decisions about their own health in rural India, explains Dr. Minal Singh. Dr. Singh is the Assistant Vice President of Health at Drishtee, an organization that is helping to build an ecosystem of micro-enterprises… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Dec 9, 2011 4:18pm

How Cell Phones and Texts are Saving Lives of Mother and Babies Around the World

  by: SERENA MARSHALL, ABC News Imagine for a second that you were a woman giving birth in sub-Saharan Africa, your chance of dying during childbirth or pregnancy: 1 in 16; however, if you were in a developed country, only 1 in 4,000. Now imagine… Read More »

By Teri Whitcraft

Dec 6, 2011 6:07pm

Vote for the Top Baby Bump on Facebook!

Imagine Me & You Contest: 12 Semi-Finalists Announced YOU DECIDE, Vote Now!   Just over a week ago, we challenged expectant moms to tell us about their hopes and dreams for their new baby — in five words or less — and to write them… Read More »

By Mandana Mofidi

Dec 2, 2011 11:27pm

Anne Geddes Joins the Fight

Photographer Anne Geddes has joined a host of other celebrities in contributing a digital “patch” for the 2015 AIDS Quilt.  She has also made a personal commitment to help ensure that no baby should be born with HIV by 2015. Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Dec 1, 2011 6:39pm

World AIDS Day: Helping Mothers, Help Themselves

  By SAM HINDELS, AMREF USA OPINION Today is World AIDS Day, and yes, it is a world problem. We all think that moms should stay healthy and babies should have a chance to survive and thrive. That’s why we are fostering this universal sisterhood…. Read More »

By Mandana Mofidi

Dec 1, 2011 3:36pm

From Different Corners of the World: Mothers Make a Difference

  By KERRY OLSON, Founder & President of Firelight Foundation  OPINION  As a little girl living in the suburbs of Detroit in the 1960′s, I remember lying awake at night trying to wrap my head around the fact that many children around the world didn’t have… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Nov 30, 2011 6:41pm

Breaking the Spell: Can the Turkana Be Freed from Hunger?

By Phyllis Nyambura/AMREF  OPINION The story of The Turkana is marked by irony. In the mid-18th century a group of energetic warriors decided to break off from the Karamajong community in north-eastern Uganda and migrate to the Turkana area, in Kenya which was green with… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Nov 28, 2011 12:37am

ABC & Partners Launch Imagine Me & You Contest: Mom Wins a Trip to Australia

By ALICIA TEJADA Calling all expectant moms! How would you like to win a trip for two (plus your baby) to Australia and make a difference at the same time? The Million Moms Challenge, in collaboration with ABC News, the United Nations Foundation and Disney Baby… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Nov 25, 2011 6:55pm

Saving Lives with Vitamin A

By: SYDNEY KUMP Nearly all of the children in Burkina Faso are malnourished, but not only are they not getting enough calories, they’re not getting enough Vitamin A. Last March, Dr. Besser traveled to a small village in Africa to witness first-hand an innovative program… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Nov 25, 2011 4:17pm

Kenya: Helping Baby Job Breathe

By SHERRI BUCHER OPINION After a long and difficult labor, first-time mother Emily looked down to greet her child, a baby boy, and saw a limp, lifeless body. What should have been a moment of great joy turned into a terrifying struggle to breathe life… Read More »