Our midwives make up our community and are keepers of the culture of gentle birth. Meet a few of our amazing midwives here.
Christine Laker is the Director of Midwifery at Mother Health Internationals clinic in Northern Uganda. Christine was born and raised in Northern Uganda. Christine has worked as a midwife at MHI for the last 10 years and has been instrumental in developing and maintaining the culture of compassionate collaborative care that is responsible for good outcomes. In addition to clinical direction, Christine is responsible for coordination of CHWs in Mobile Outreach clinics and developing curricula for innovative education that the MHI offers. Christine is a shining example of how one midwife can impact a rural context.
This dynamic trio are the MHI Traditional Midwives in Residence. For the past ten years they are on call and on site at the birth center to support families through prenatal, labor and delivery and postpartum care.