Find Born on Time’s latest articles/news about pregnancy and preterm birth.

September 3, 2019

Video: Meet Fatoumata, a midwife in Mali

Fatoumata is a dedicated midwife who delivers babies and educates families about preterm...

September 3, 2019

Video: Meet Broulaye, a Gender Equality Champion in Mali

Broulaye is a Gender Equality Champion helping prevent preterm birth in...

August 29, 2019

5 things I learned at the world’s largest gender equality conference

There’s something about the energy of an expectant crowd that’s hard to replicate anywhere else...

July 22, 2019

Video: Adolescent Girls’ Group in Bangladesh

Adolescent girls in Bangladesh share what they have learned about child marriage and sexual and...

July 22, 2019

Video: Fathers’ Clubs in Bangladesh

Gender roles are transformed through Fathers' Clubs, which encourage male engagement in birth...

July 8, 2019

“Don’t call it child marriage. It’s pedophilia.”

More than 700 million women alive today were married before the age of 18. It’s estimated that...

June 7, 2019

The power of female health workers

Women make up more than 70 percent of the health workforce. Despite the fact that they play a...

May 29, 2019

4 things we learned about male engagement before, during, and after pregnancy

In this CanWaCH blog, we look at the role of male partners before, during and after pregnancy. In...

March 7, 2019

This 25-year-old #girlboss is saving babies’ lives

Mahlet is the kind of woman I dreamed of being when I was a little girl. The midwife is a tireless...

February 6, 2019

Corner Brook native Megan Radford helping deliver stories of Canada’s humanitarian efforts worldwide

The cultures of the world vary greatly from one place to the next, but some things — like giving...

November 15, 2018

Canada tackling link between early marriage, preterm birth

Nov 16, 2018 Hill Times Article Globally, preterm birth is the leading cause of death for...

November 14, 2018

Four reasons why women and girls still do heavy-duty housework while pregnant

In the What We Heard blog series, we’re giving a glimpse into the communities the Born on Time...

November 2, 2018

World Prematurity Day: Ensuring every mother is healthy and every baby is born on time in Mali

Have you ever seen a just-born premature baby? Don’t worry, most people haven’t. I can tell you...

September 25, 2018

Four Things We Heard About Contraception

Contraception is something that many Canadians take for granted. Whether you’re running to the...

November 15, 2017

Infections like malaria leave mothers and children at risk

When my mother was pregnant with my younger brother, we lived in Senegal, West Africa. It was an...

November 15, 2017

Tackling access to contraception for women in Mali

Every year an estimated eighteen million babies are born prematurely, and over one million babies...

November 15, 2017

Preventing preterm birth takes a village – including men

Have you ever seen a commercial on TV showing a newborn baby being swaddled or held by their...

November 15, 2017

Ethiopian women crave nutrition during pregnancy

Having weird food cravings when you’re pregnant is practically a rite of passage in North...

May 23, 2017

The importance of information and access for adolescent girls

Born On Time empowers women and adolescent girls with reproductive and sexual health information...

February 8, 2016

Born On Time: New Canadian-led initiative tackles leading cause of child mortality

As International Development Week gets underway, major investments from public and private sources...

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