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Obstetric fistula is a devastating childbirth injury that affects millions of new mothers around the world. In many cases, the baby is stillborn and the mother is left with both the emotional trauma off the loss of her child and the serious implications of her fistula injuries.

Obstetric fistula is both treatable and preventable, but we need key legislation to pass in order to make sure women around the world have access to treatment and resources regarding this serious condition. The Obstetric Fistula Prevention, Treatment, Hope, and Dignity Restoration Act (H.R. 2888) would require the government to allocate funding toward implementing fistula prevention methods, treatment, and assistance in recovery. Take a stand for women and sign the petition supporting the new legislation that will help women cope with this devastating condition.

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Dear Representative Karen Maloney:

I commend you in taking a strong step toward eradicating a devastating condition called obstetric fistula.

Obstetric fistula is a hole in a pregnant woman's birth canal caused by severe childbirth. The results are urinary or fecal incontinence which can be highly isolating and embarrassing for the mother.

The Obstetric Fistula Prevention, Treatment, Hope, and Dignity Restoration Act of 2011 (H.R. 2888) would require the government to allocate funding toward implementing fistula prevention methods, treatment, and assistance in recovery. Since fistula often occurs due to sub-standard or absent medical treatment, government funding is necessary to make sure the women that need care the most are receiving it.

Please continue to fight on behalf of expectant mothers everywhere. Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Apr 25, 2017 Abigail Kane
Apr 24, 2017 Bożena Staniszewska
Apr 22, 2017 steven rule
Apr 19, 2017 Natasha Jenkins
Apr 18, 2017 Chika Makise
Apr 14, 2017 Stephanie Hill Please help expectant mothers get the treatment they need.
Apr 11, 2017 Debra Ryan
Apr 11, 2017 Nancy Lewis
Apr 11, 2017 Glenda Hutchens
Apr 11, 2017 Denise Bailey
Apr 11, 2017 Toni Finch
Apr 11, 2017 Laura Sakoi
Apr 11, 2017 Elaine Raff
Apr 11, 2017 Ana Costa
Apr 11, 2017 Rita Fanning
Apr 11, 2017 Andre Magalhaes
Apr 10, 2017 Chloé Espinasse
Apr 10, 2017 Sylvia Castle
Apr 10, 2017 Baylee Markwell
Apr 9, 2017 Joy Schochet
Apr 9, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 9, 2017 Linda Foley
Apr 9, 2017 Ashley Rozanski
Apr 9, 2017 rukhsana ghazanfar
Apr 9, 2017 Lisa Briggs
Apr 9, 2017 Irene de Cardenas
Apr 9, 2017 Jennifer Hisrich
Apr 9, 2017 Mary Delger
Apr 9, 2017 Al DeRoy
Apr 9, 2017 (Name not displayed)
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Apr 8, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 8, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 8, 2017 jan karol
Apr 8, 2017 D.G. SIFUENTES
Apr 8, 2017 Ingrid Brown
Apr 8, 2017 (Name not displayed)
Apr 8, 2017 Michael Garrett
Apr 8, 2017 Jody Watts
Apr 8, 2017 E Pearson
Apr 8, 2017 Diana Aylward
Apr 7, 2017 Bernice Precourt
Apr 7, 2017 Sharon Thompson
Apr 7, 2017 Bob Stone
Apr 7, 2017 Jennie Roe
Apr 7, 2017 Michelle Berry have Mercy!please! Pass H.R. 2888.
Apr 7, 2017 Helen Jackson
Apr 7, 2017 Jayne Harrison

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