Robin is a CNN Hero!
Robin Lim became a midwife after her sister died from complications during pregnancy. Since 2003, she and her team in Indonesia have helped thousands of low-income women have a healthy pregnancy and birth. Read More.
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"Sorry. I haven't slept. We had five babies born overnight," says midwife Robin Lim greeting a couple who last night gave birth to their second child. The baby was born under the protection of Lim's vision for a three-pronged approach to childbirth - culture, nature and science - practiced by the Indonesian midwives at the Nyuh Kuning birthing clinic in Bali, run by Yayasan Bumi Sehat, or Healthy Mother Earth Foundation.
Robin Lim adalah bidan profesional yang telah tergabung dalam North American Registry of Midwives dan Asosiasi Perbidanan Indonesia (Indonesian Midwifery Association).
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In 2006 the maternal mortality in child birth, in Indonesia, was the highest amongst the member states of ASEAN. In Bali alone, the mortality ratio during child birth was double that of the country. A large part of these deaths which occur during pregnancy and childbirth are preventable through proper hygiene, pre-natal care and nutrition. simple matters to most of us yet often overlooked, or worse, unavailable in this part of the world.
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I can't say enough wonderful things about Robin Lim, an American-born woman who runs the Bumi Sehat Foundation,
based in Ubud. Robin is an extraordinary midwife who has dedicated
her life to supporting the mothers and babies of Indonesia.
Ibu Robin Lim is a professional midwife, with a passion for delivering babies gently. Lim couples modern methods with ancient rituals during the delicate labour process to etch a lasting impact on the baby and mother. The way a baby is brought into the world greatly affects the way he turns out, says Lim.
Robin Lim Support Organization – Before the tsunami of December 2004, Lim was living in Indonesia, serving as a midwife and advocate for safe birth practices and health care. She established basic sanitation and universal AIDS prevention in the hospital in Bali. After the tsunami, Lim focused her efforts on assisting emergency medical teams. Her husband and grown children, originally from Iowa in the United States, are full-time volunteers for her birthing work, and live in Indonesia.
Bali Ibu Robin Lim, un’ostetrica speciale
In a region with one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in the world, one organization is working with the community to provide not only safe and healthy maternity services to low-income women; they are working to improve living standards throughout the community for women and children alike.
Sri berjalan agak gontai. Dia baru melahirkan bayi laki-laki di Klinik Bumi Sehat, dua hari lewat. Wajah ibu muda itu masih terlihat lelah. Siang itu dia akan pulang ke rumah.