Author of parenting books blogs about raising children and health issues.
Watch: Dying to Give Birth
Nurse Practioner Arlene Samen shares how she is helping to protect women and babies in the most vulnerable maternity conditions.
Wed, Jan 09, 2013 at 02:00 PM
In Tibet, one in 10 newborns dies due to preventable causes. And many women face death in order to give life.
Nurse practioner Arlene Samen has been working in areas like this for almost ten years, dedicating her life to protect women and babies living in these vulnerable conditions. She has developed a life-saving model to bring safe motherhood conditions to women who are poor, uneducated, and living in remote areas of the world. Her foundation, One Heart World-Wide
aims to save the life of women and children around the world, one birth at a time.
Watch Samsen in this moving TED talk where she describes what her foundation is doing to give these babies and their mothers a fighting chance at life.
The opinions expressed by MNN Bloggers and those providing comments are theirs alone, and do not reflect the opinions of MNN.com. While we have reviewed their content to make sure it complies with our Terms and Conditions, MNN is not responsible for the accuracy of any of their information.