Caring Services

Miracle Mum

TurkeySINCE 23/10/2015

The “Miracle Mum” project in Turkey runs an accredited institute that trains public health workers, and provides direct services to new mothers.

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In Turkey, 20% of children aged 0-5 years are stunted, and many nurses lack the maternal health and childcare expertise that would enable them to provide new mothers with support and guidance. With the support of Danone Ecosystem, Nutricia Turkey and its local partners the BU Foundation (Bogazici University Foundation) and the International Children's Center, the Miracle Mum project aims to support mothers in making the right choices during their baby’s first 1,000 days.

Miracle Mum established and runs an institute, accredited by the Turkish Ministry of Health, that trains public health workers and provides direct services to mothers from all socioeconomic groups. The project has created job opportunities for nurses, and helped them to develop adapted professional services.

It has been independent since 2018.

€ 1.3 M

in co-funding

1 600

Nurses trained

259 000

Mothers supported by trained doctors and nurses