Made with Love: Beanies, Blankets and More

It takes a village… We have so much gratitude for the supporters in Australia and New Zealand, who dedicate their time to hand make beanies, blankets and more… Beanies, blankets, jackets and cocoons not only help provide life supporting warmth to newborns, but also conveys a message of support to the mothers, families and midwives.…

Mongol Derby 2018

Congratulations to the 3 Amigos… the Team of 3 riders, including our very own Chase Becker and Mike Becker, who completed the Mongol Derby 2018 on Friday 17th of August. The Mongol Derby is known as the longest and toughest horse race in the world, taking place in Mongolia, and extending over 1000kms.  Riders from…

ABC Radio Interview with Jan Becker

ABC Radio Interview – Conversations wtih Richard Fidler http://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/conversations/conversations-jan-becker/9056352 The mission of a flying midwife Jan Becker is well known in the business world for the enormously successful flight training academy she’s built with her husband. Becker Helicopters trains more pilots each year than the Australian military. Jan also has another life, as a midwife…

“Helping Babies Breathe” Training

One Minute of Time… that’s the difference between action and inaction … the brief opportunity available for midwives to address otherwise preventable infant and delivering mothers deaths Rigorous research published in Pediatrics shows that newborn mortality has been reduced by as much as 47 % after implementation of Helping Babies Breathe! 10% of babies born…

Returning to Tanzania 2016

Jan and Chase Becker are booked to head back to Tanzania on the 26th of June. Returning to Dar As Salaam The anticipation of return is both one of excitement and trepidation. The care and giving of ourselves is a personal journey that is filled with raw emotions, elation, sorrow, a profound sense of there…

A Day in the Life…

Day in the life of Midwife, Student Midwife (medical student) and Obstetrician at Amana Hospital HI Team I am so tired it’s actually hard to articulate the days here. So I thought I’d do it with images How a day usually starts… Leave for hospital and arrive after a long “interesting” trip thru insane traffic…