Morocco

In the Summer of 2016 Midwife to Midwife will be going to Morocco with NouSol to do outreach to mothers and midwives. NouSol has been in the Atlas mountains for three years addressing the high rate of disabilities in the region. NouSol is addressing the current issues of children with disabilities as well as looking at preventing disabilities in the community.  Their investigations led them to meet with the local midwives who deliver 60% of the babies at home.  The midwives were excited to share their experiences.  After interviewing the midwives it became apparent that some of the traditional practices could be compounding the disabilities suffered by children in the region.  The midwives who are all self trained were eager to hear about how other midwives practiced.  The midwives asked if

 Morocco. High Atlas Mountains. Berber mother and daughter..               Photographer:  Victor Englebert

Morocco. High Atlas Mountains. Berber mother and daughter..               Photographer:  Victor Englebert