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Barakat Bundle & Giving Cradle are working to reduce maternal & infant mortality in South Asia and you can help!

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Did you know that 80% of maternal and infant deaths are COMPLETELY PREVENTABLE with appropriate care & education. South Asia has the highest number of infant and maternal deaths each year with approximately 75,000 maternal deaths and 1.5 million infant deaths. When Karima Ladhani learned these sobering statistics as a doctoral student at Harvard University, she was stunned into action. She and a team of fellow students at the Harvard Innovation Lab created Barakat Bundle, an award winning non-profit that works with local communities to create
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life-saving Bundles for mothers and newborns in South Asia. Each Barakat Bundle contains items and education that are essential to a healthy first year for a mother and her newborn.

Five years later, Barakat Bundle’s all-female team is launching a partner brand, Giving Cradle, that gives your family an opportunity to support Barakat Bundle’s mission while investing in a unique product for your baby. Designed by doctors and public health professionals, the Giving Cradle is a patented bamboo rocking cradle that promotes safe sleep for newborns with

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its gentle rocking feature, breathable mesh, and lightweight bamboo frame to keep babies safe and comfortable. Best of all, all proceeds from every purchase support Barakat Bundle – a purchase of a Giving Cradle for your newborn means you are helping a newborn in need across the world receive their very own Giving Cradle PLUS a clean delivery kit, thermometer, umbilical cord care, soap, sensory toy, blanket, health education calendar, and more.

The Giving Cradle’s patented design has been rigorously tested and safety-certified by the Juvenile

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Products Manufacturing Association and meets the American Academy Pediatrics recommendations for a safe sleep environment. Its unique bamboo frame is eco-friendly, antimicrobial, sturdy, and lightweight (only 12 lbs!) while its fabric components are removable and washable.

The gentle rocking feature mimics a parent’s arms and helps soothe your baby back to sleep. Plus, the breathable mesh allows for a clear view of your baby from all angles, which is ideal for parents to keep a watchful eye. You can use the Giving Cradle outside, as it includes a

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fitted bug net for outdoor use.

Each Giving Cradle comes with a waterproof mattress, a custom fitted sheet, and a fitted bug net for outdoor use. The Giving Kites newborn sensory toy is available as an add-on purchase to attach to the cradle.

In the words of Dr. Karima Ladhani, “At Giving Cradle, we hold 3 values at our core: safety, sustainability, and giving back. With each purchase of a Giving Cradle, you can know that you are making a safe choice for your baby, a sustainable choice for the environment, and a life-saving choice for a family

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in need. We believe newborns all around the world deserve equal access to healthy starts to their lives.”
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- 10 Sep 20

Did you know that 80% of maternal and infant deaths are COMPLETELY PREVENTABLE with appropriate care & education. South Asia has the highest number of infant and maternal deaths each year with approximately 75,000 maternal deaths and 1.5 million infant deaths. When Karima Ladhani learned these sobering statistics as a doctoral student at Harvard University, she was stunned into action. She and a team of fellow students at the Harvard Innovation Lab created Barakat Bundle, an award winning non-profit that works with local communities to create life-saving Bundles for mothers and newborns in South Asia. Each Barakat Bundle contains items and education that are essential to a healthy first year for a mother and her newborn.

Five years later, Barakat Bundle’s all-female team is launching a partner brand, Giving Cradle, that gives your family an opportunity to support Barakat Bundle’s mission while investing in a unique product for your baby. Designed by doctors and public health professionals, the Giving Cradle is a patented bamboo rocking cradle that promotes safe sleep for newborns with its gentle rocking feature, breathable mesh, and lightweight bamboo frame to keep babies safe and comfortable. Best of all, all proceeds from every purchase support Barakat Bundle – a purchase of a Giving Cradle for your newborn means you are helping a newborn in need across the world receive their very own Giving Cradle PLUS a clean delivery kit, thermometer, umbilical cord care, soap, sensory toy, blanket, health education calendar, and more.

The Giving Cradle’s patented design has been rigorously tested and safety-certified by the Juvenile Products Manufacturing Association and meets the American Academy Pediatrics recommendations for a safe sleep environment. Its unique bamboo frame is eco-friendly, antimicrobial, sturdy, and lightweight (only 12 lbs!) while its fabric components are removable and washable.

The gentle rocking feature mimics a parent’s arms and helps soothe your baby back to sleep. Plus, the breathable mesh allows for a clear view of your baby from all angles, which is ideal for parents to keep a watchful eye. You can use the Giving Cradle outside, as it includes a fitted bug net for outdoor use.

Each Giving Cradle comes with a waterproof mattress, a custom fitted sheet, and a fitted bug net for outdoor use. The Giving Kites newborn sensory toy is available as an add-on purchase to attach to the cradle.

In the words of Dr. Karima Ladhani, “At Giving Cradle, we hold 3 values at our core: safety, sustainability, and giving back. With each purchase of a Giving Cradle, you can know that you are making a safe choice for your baby, a sustainable choice for the environment, and a life-saving choice for a family in need. We believe newborns all around the world deserve equal access to healthy starts to their lives.”

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