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Preemies, Pre-Natal Planning and the Colour Purple

Preemies. They are tiny, vulnerable and born fighters. But they need a lot of help.

On Monday, November 17th, Newfoundland and Labrador joined with countries around the world to officially recognize… 981 more words

Making A Difference

On-call in Ethiopia

This week, for the first time, I was left with sole responsibility of the Obs and Gynae department at Abi Adi Hospital… Eeeek! I should state at this point but my role here is not service provision or to cover gaps in the rota- in fact, as a volunteer, I don’t work evenings or weekends- but my other half had been unable to attend any training sessions for the last two years as there was no one to cover, so he asked if I would help. 800 more words

Obstetrics

The Evening Post: Chris Picco's Blackbird To Newborn Son

Tonight, I want to share the saddest video you might ever see.  Chris Picco lost his wife, Ashley Picco when she unexpectedly and tragically passed away in her sleep.   129 more words

The Evening Post

The Birth Journey project: share your birth story

Hannah Palmara is a doula and photographer  who is creating a website to share women’s birth stories, whether good or bad. She hopes to use the site as part of a campaign to raise awareness of birth trauma, but also of vaginal birth after caesarean (VBAC) and the importance of good postpartum care. 139 more words

Three is a Blessing

Wow, it has been seven months since I last wrote on this blog!  For everyone’s knowledge, I’m pregnant! I am actually on my 38th week already.   654 more words

Good Life

First Womb Transplant Baby

First Womb Transplant Baby

Last month, a woman in Sweden gave birth to the world’s first child born via a transplanted womb. The 36-year-old first-time mother had been born without a uterus and received a donor womb from a 61-year-old, … 42 more words

To Harper on Her Seventh Birthday

Dear Harper,

This morning when you wake up, you ask me to feel your legs to see if they have changed overnight. “Do I feel longer or older?” you ask. 601 more words

New Mom