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BIRTH KIT GATHERING: Tuesday, November 22nd @ 6:30pm Ancient Song Doula Services

Can’t be with us in person? You can contribute directly from our Amazon Wish List: VBI Birth Kit Drive 

Interested in a Birth Kit gathering in your community? Here is a list of items of that you make up a clean Birth Kit. You can create a Birth Kit for just under $5.00. Please contact us for more information on how to organize a gathering of your own. 

Supplies and Birth Kits can be dropped off during working hours at: Ancient Song Doula Services  375 Stuyvesant Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11233 or by contacting aimee@villagebirthinternational.org / 347.423.9507

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What is a Birth Kit?
Essential birth items that help support a safe birth outcome for mother and baby. Clean birth kits help prevent maternal and neonatal deaths due to infection, preventing nearly 1 million deaths per year. 

Birth Kit Drive Supplies:

  • Sterile gauze pads 3×3
  • Gloves size medium and large
  • Sterile gloves size 7-7.5
  • Suture vicryl or chromic gut 3.0 taper needle
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Razor blades
  • Chux underpads
  • Maxi pads (non-scented)
  • Menstrual cups
  • Non-scented individual bars of soap
  • Rolls of sterile string
  • Baby blankets, gently used or new
  • Baby shirts, gently used or new
  • Baby onesies, gently used or new
  • Baby hats, gently used or new

Mobile Midwifery Clinic

Other items needed:

  • Dopplers
  • BP cuffs-manual
  • Stethoscopes
  • Pitocin 10 ml vials – not expired
  • Lidocaine single use – not expired
  • Syringes 3ml with needle
  • Syringes 5 ml with needle
  • Sterile gauze pads 3×3
  • Delee suction catheter
  • Gloves size medium and large
  • Sterile gloves size 7-7.5
  • Suture vicryl or chromic gut 3.0 taper needle
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Razor blades
  • Rolls of sterile string
  • Baby blankets, gently used or new
  • Baby shirts, gently used or new
  • Baby onesies, gently used or new
  • Baby hats, gently used or new
  • Menstrual-cups, maxi-pads, cloth menstrual-pads

Financial donations will also support our project to pay for things like:

  • Birth supplies
  • Birth kits
  • Financial compensation for our midwives, TBAs, nurses
  • Midwifery trainings
  • Maternal and infant life saving skills workshops
  • Family planning, counseling, antenatal and postpartum classes
  • Vehicle for transport
  • Transportation funds
  • Food and clean water
  • Gas for generator
  • Funds for solar energy supplies

Thank you,

Florence Ochitti and Aimee Brill

Founders, Village Birth International-Gulu

We organize our donations and supplies on an ongoing basis. Thank you so much for your support!