Mamas 4 Mamas International

meet the team

“My experience having a midwife during my pregnancy, delivery, and post-partum was empowering and it inspired me to help other women to also have positive birth experiences. Mamas 4 Mamas is the result of my passion for international development and the bond that exists between women around
I was initially drawn towards Erin and mamas 4 mamas because of the important and respectful work
she is doing internationally. As an Anthropologist, it was important for me this type of aide is conducted
in a culturally relative way, and Erin is experienced, educated and genuinely responsive to those
I trained as a nurse in rural Uganda for close to two years before I moved to Canada to study journalism at the University of Regina.

The nursing program was comprehensive, combining critical care nursing and midwifery. The months I spent on the maternity ward were especially shocking. There
During my studies in Environmental Design, I began to fully comprehend the importance of access to health care and education to create and maintain resilient communities. When I heard about Mamas 4 Mamas, I knew that this would be an chance for me to contribute to communities where these opportunities

I was born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia the 5th child of 7. I’ve been married for 35 years and I have 3 children (2 boys and a girl). Now I am the proud grandmother of 4 granddaughters.

Part of a healthy pregnancy and delivery, is being
Imagine attending a hospital, when a power outage kills children who were on life support. Shortly, after this traumatic experience, you get dismissed from the clinic. Within a couple of weeks, you get admitted to the hospital again. This time around, the doctor tells you that your child is not going