Imagine giving birth to a baby at night in a dark mud hut in a village on a hillside 2 hours away from the nearest hospital. No birthing attendant, no midwife, just yourself and your new born baby. What would you do if the baby wasn’t breathing? How would you reach help if you bled heavily after delivery without a telephone and with no transport available? Read on to find out how two fantastic organisations are helping to save the lives of hundreds of unborn children and celebrate the International Day of the Midwife.