Sierra Leone is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be pregnant; one in every 21 women dies as a result of complications or in childbirth. This is Mamie's reality as she awaits the arrival of her child.
In the UK bringing a new life into the world is usually a joyous occasion: cocooned in the comfort of a hospital, surrounded by family, and eager to take your healthy new baby home. This is expectant mother Ailsa's reality.
Working with Mamie and Ailsa, as part of our Child Health Now campaign, World Vision hopes to highlight the stark contrasts in health care yet the similar hopes and dreams of two mums-to-be living in separate worlds. Click here to read the blog.