DELAY IN CARE SEEKING:
Too many women deliver at home, risking complications.
Mothers often delay going to the health center for labor, remaining at home longer than it is safe to do so. With Mama Rescue, each mother who completes four antenatal care visits receives an electronic voucher which grants her free transport by boda boda (motorcycle taxi) to the health center when labor begins. This part of the program both encourages women to complete four antenatal care visits, as well as to deliver in a health center with a skilled midwife.