Where a baby is born should not determine how long she lives. RESULTS advocates for policies and legislation that will help end the preventable deaths of moms and babies in low-income countries around the world.
Read more about our campaign to pass the Reach Act
During the first five years of our relationship with Republican Congressman Pete Sessions, we reached out in every possible way. We met with his staff five times in Washington, and three times in Dallas. We had a face-to-face meeting with him. We called him, emailed him, and sent him petitions and personal letters from constituents. In all that time, he only took one action toward our policy requests.
As we close the books on 2018, I wanted to stop and take a minute to thank you for all you did to make it a hugely successful year.
Searching for a good news story out of Washington in 2018? We’ve finally got one.
Every mother has a story to tell. Mine begins at a hospital in Lagos, Nigeria. Memories of the pain and the 12 long hours of labor during the birth of my first child still linger 13 years later.
My cousin and her baby died during childbirth. Beyond the staggering loss, the part that hurts the most is that their deaths were preventable.
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