Who We Are: BirthKuwait is a local nonprofit community health network that brings together birth-related professionals and mothers.
What We Do: We work together to provide better support for mothers and improve maternity services in Kuwait, by making resources and information accessible and advocating for evidence-based maternity care.
Why We Do It: We are a group of passionate community health professionals who want mothers and babies to have the best opportunity for health and wellness throughout their lives, beginning at birth.
Where We Are Located: Bayt Arba'a Mishref, Block 4, Street 4, House 4, Basement
Annual Events: BirthKuwait sopnsors regular continuing education workshops for community health professionals who work in this field. Past events included a Hypnobirthing Training Workshop with Katharine Graves (2011) and the DONA Doula Training Workshop (2012). Future workshops include the BLOOMA Prenatal Yoga Teacher Trainers Workshop (Jan 2013) and the Lamaze Childbirth Teacher Trainer Workshop (Nov 2013).
We also organize monthly public lectures, parent workshops, and international film nights geared towards educating parents about birth, breastfeeding, and motherhood.
In addition, BirthKuwait is a local representative of the International MotherBaby Childbirth Initiative (IMBCI).