Maternity waiting homes ( Maa Gruha )
Establishment of Maternity waiting homes in remote and inaccessible areas has been one of the initiatives designed under National Rural Health Mission to increase institutional delivery so that maternal mortality as well as Neo Natal Mortality could be reduced. Maternity Home not only provides accommodation facility to the pregnant mother days before the expected date of delivery but also health care services by trained health professionals and includes provisions of nutritious food for the pregnant mothers.
SWATI has been managing three maternity waiting Homes at Balandapada of Phiringia Block, Katringia of K.Nuagaon Block and at Tikabali of Tikabali block with the support of National Rural Health Mission of Government of Odisha. The outreach area of these Maternity homes covers above 20 Gram panchayats of three blocks.