As per WHO(2015), it was estimated that in 2015, roughly 303 000 women died during and following pregnancy and childbirth. Almost all of these deaths occurred in low-resource settings, most could have been prevented. Many are attributable to a lack of access to skilled routine and emergency care. This portable delivery stool could save lives by supporting emergency deliveries. It offers an alternative delivery method and is a solution for accidental delivery across /outside the facility. It was designed following a human centered design approach and tested in India, getting extremely positive feedback from health workers. The stool concept combines a traditional squatting birth position with low cost furniture. It is lightweight, made of plastic and low cost. Inside the stool is a set of basic delivery kit. It could be stored in the facility entrance or can also be used by trained professionals in rural areas. It is wrapped in a mat that unfolds and offers a clean delivery surface.