Women’s and Children’s

Maternal / Child health starts in our prenatal clinic where education, counseling, family planning services, and pre delivery care are provided. It extends through labor and delivery and then to the postnatal clinics well baby monitoring and vaccinations. More than 700 babies are born at Machame each year, about 5 % by C-section. Some mothers must travel a long distance to reach the hospitals, so they try to come well in advance