Supplies Needed In Haiti include:
Suggestions of things the new mothers need:
Clean new or gently used sheets, flat.
Light cotton nightgowns - especially good for moms without a surviving baby
Small bottles of baby wash or baby shampoo
Ongoing needs for the hospital: Funds to buy items will aslo be greatly appreciated
Cloth surgical towels
Anti-hemorrhagics (Pitocin, Methergine and Cytotec)-no expired meds, please!
Prenatal or multi-vitamins (from your local healthfood store)
Gloves-sterile and non-sterile, size SM and MED range in price
New or gently used receiving blankets, onsies, newborn baby hats
Tissue Forceps, Hemostats, Retractors, Needle Holders, Scissors
Newborn or Ped's stethescope
Cord tape and clamps
Needed yet for students:
Brown doll to practice birthing
Inexpensive fish scales for weighing babies - 9 of them
A good used laptop so Theard can translate some tests while you are there
A power strip so you can plug in the printer and laptop.
#21 HP black inkjet cartridge
Paper for printer
Soccer balls (with needle to pump them up) would be much appreciated
Other balls and hula hoops would be good, if not too hard to transport.