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Midwives for Haiti

January 27, 2010 Leave a comment

There are some local midwives planning on traveling to Haiti very soon to help out, and they are in need of funds, as well as supplies.


What is needed?

Everyday supplies
Clean Twin sized sheet sets (new/gently used)
Pillow cases
Washcloths
White cotton nightgowns
21 HP inkjet printer cartridges
Iron Supplements
Prenatal Vitamins (preferably with iron)
Ibuprofen & Tylenol (in sealed, new, non-expired packages)
Antacids
Newborn Onesies
Cloth diapers
Diaper Pins
Bars of Soap
Non-Sterile Gloves

Medical Supplies

Magnesium Sulphate
Pitocin
Misoprostol
Vitamin K
Novacaine
Umbilical Cord Tie and clamps
Sterile blades, stainless steel #10
Gloves
Soap, anti-bacterial
Povidone/Iodine prep solution
Headlamps
Alcohol Swabs BD 100
Doppler and ultrasound gel
Fetoscope
Blood pressure cuff (sphygmo)
Stethoscope
Headlamps
Tape Measure(60”)
Gestation wheel
Sterile gloves pair
Curved Kelly clamps
Blunt scissors pair
Episiotomy scissors (long/curved)
Needle holder
Ring forceps (sponge-holding)
Toothed (tissue) forceps
Metal box for instruments
Bulb syringe
Urinary catheter (disposable)

PayPal donations can be made through pamela.midwife@gmail.com and pcmidwife@gmail.com. Any amount can help.

Address to ship or drop off supplies to:
Bella Vie Gentle Birth Center
13160 Jerusalem Hill Rd NW
Salem, OR 97304

Bella Vie Fundraiser information
Silent auction to help raise money for a group of midwives from Bella Vie Gentle Birth Center who are going to Haiti with the Midwives for Haiti organization. There will be great auction items, desserts, music, and a giving tree.

Sunday, January 31, 2010 from 2:00PM – 4:00PM
Praise Assembly Church
189 Monmouth Ave N.
Monmouth, OR

Also, HERE is some information about donating breastmilk for babies in Haiti.

Midwives for Haiti on Facebook.