This proud mama’s smile says it all! Thanks to your support, Madelene and baby Esther survived a high-risk pregnancy and childbirth! We first shared Madelene’s story in December (click here to read the post).  Madelene is a 39 year old mothe... read more

*Written by: Tara Livesay, CPM and Director – Heartline Maternity Center On this International Women’s Day, I celebrate the women of Haiti and the brave way they press on in spite of loss, systematic inequalities, and cultural challenges. Tod... read more

Update from Beth Johnson, Midwife – Heartline Maternity Center Look who came to visit! You might remember Guetchina, who gave birth to Aubrey last February (Click here to read their full story). Guetchina had several pregnancy losses, including a lo... read more

Joyful. Loving. Hopeful. Persistent. That is how those who have the pleasure of knowing Vitani describe her. At the age of 42, Vitani is eagerly awaiting the arrival of her second child. Each day, Vitani takes four tap-taps to get to her job as a cook for... read more

As many mamas know, we can plan, organize, and prepare for a baby’s arrival – but little ones have a way of making up their own minds about when it’s time to enter the world! You may remember Vitani’s story from earlier in May (click here ... read more

A few days ago, we asked you to pray. Like always, you showed up with an outpouring of  love and prayers for Haiti, Heartline, and the mamas at the Maternity Center. Jesula and Lovely have been on many of our hearts and minds, so we want to share an upda... read more

Written by: Tara Livesay, Director and CPM – Heartline Maternity Center We recently interviewed a 37 year old woman at the Heartline Maternity Center. She was pregnant and hoping to receive care through our prenatal program. When a woman comes to us... read more

Written by: Beth “KJ” Johnson, Certified Professional Midwife – Heartline Maternity Center There’s something in the birth world we call, “the pause.” It’s the moment immediately after a baby’s birth when a mother needs to c... read more

Written by: Tara Livesay, Director – Heartline Maternity Center, Certified Professional Midwife It is said that hopelessness is the enemy of justice. It is also often said, mainly by women we work with at the Maternity Center, “Haiti has no ju... read more