Ashoka Fellow
Netherlands
Fellow Since 2017
This description of Barbara Muller's work was prepared when Barbara Muller was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2017.
Introduction
Barbara Muller is dedicated to the development bonding of primary caregivers to babies at risk, particularly during delivery and in the first few months of the newborn’s lives through two new ideas: Het Babyhuis (‘The Baby House’), offering a safe and supportive home to mother and newborn, and De Beschermde Wieg (‘The Protected Cradle’), a foundling room geared towards future reunification possibilities and support for mother and child.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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