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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


Jun 23, 2016 Virginia Dempsey
Jun 21, 2016 Sue Ellen Lupien
Jun 19, 2016 Lisa Drolet
Jun 16, 2016 Virginia Kurtz
Jun 16, 2016 casey muhs
Jun 12, 2016 Caroline Johnson
Jun 12, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Jun 12, 2016 Flora Foster
Jun 10, 2016 Martine Macmillan
Jun 10, 2016 arline king
Jun 9, 2016 Kristen Witt
Jun 8, 2016 sharon spencer
Jun 3, 2016 Sharon Kavanaugh
Jun 3, 2016 AniMae Chi
Jun 2, 2016 Anna Engdahl
Jun 1, 2016 Sherry Horne Taylor
May 25, 2016 marko sikic
May 23, 2016 Karen Stout
May 17, 2016 Irene Souder-Coyle
May 16, 2016 Vivien Steele
May 16, 2016 Dat Tran
May 15, 2016 Rachel Rakaczky
May 15, 2016 Denise Cronin
May 13, 2016 Katelyn Christensen
May 13, 2016 Marsha Stanton
May 12, 2016 Melinda Funk
May 6, 2016 (Name not displayed)
May 5, 2016 Donna Enders
May 1, 2016 Mark Turner
Apr 28, 2016 Jodi Thomas
Apr 28, 2016 Margaret Randall
Apr 26, 2016 Beth Laurer
Apr 26, 2016 Lynette Espinoza
Apr 24, 2016 Janet Mila McClarren
Apr 24, 2016 Vikki Attard
Apr 24, 2016 Margaret Ann Meyer
Apr 22, 2016 Jan Hopkins
Apr 22, 2016 MaryEdna Salvi
Apr 21, 2016 Dena Garcia Let's fight for mothers and the future of our world, our children. No one deserves to lose a baby, especially when it could possibly be prevented!!! :( ♡♡
Apr 21, 2016 Jennie deBeausset
Apr 21, 2016 Garry Lough
Apr 21, 2016 Lorraine Costea
Apr 20, 2016 Kim Taylor
Apr 20, 2016 Victoria Taylor
Apr 16, 2016 Hester Steinberg
Apr 16, 2016 Dolores Bonanno
Apr 15, 2016 Nicky Minetti
Apr 15, 2016 Joann Hess
Apr 15, 2016 (Name not displayed)
Apr 15, 2016 Julie Textor

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