Let's Celebrate #BumpDay - July 17th, 2019

Help raise awareness about the need for maternal health care worldwide.

Post your beautiful baby bump on July 17th with the hashtag #BumpDay because healthy futures start with healthy beginnings.


Let's raise awareness and
share our beautiful bumps!


Over 830 women die every day as a result of pregnancy-related causes.

Most maternal deaths are preventable with access to prenatal care in pregnancy, skilled care during childbirth, and care and support in the weeks after childbirth.

You can help raise awareness about maternal health needs worldwide by posting and sharing on #BumpDay.

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1 in 5 births worldwide happen without a skilled birth attendant.

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women die from preventable causes related to pregnancy every day


What to Expect, the world’s best-known and most-loved pregnancy and parenting brand is bringing together a coalition of organizations equally devoted to supporting and empowering moms and dads everywhere before, during and after pregnancy.

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What to Expect

What to Expect When You’re Expecting and the companion website WhatToExpect.com make up one of the most popular pregnancy and parenting resources worldwide. The What to Expect Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping underserved families expect healthy pregnancies, safe deliveries, and healthy, happy babies.

International Medical Corps

Getting maternal-child care (including prenatal care and safer delivery practices) where it’s most needed, to moms-to-be in areas of the world devastated by war, natural disaster and disease. International Medical corps' training programs also bring midwives to places where pregnancy care is virtually nonexistent.

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Maternal health is not just a day. It’s a year-round movement. If you’re a mom, dad or a #BumpDay supporter, please sign up to hear what else you can do to promote healthy pregnancies and healthy births around the world.