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The alarming mortality death rate in Kisumu, what needs to be done

KISUMU, Kenya, Aug 20 – Health officials in Kisumu County have expressed concern at the increasing cases of maternal deaths being recorded in the county despite government interventions. 53 more words


Baby Buddy: an app for expectant and new young mums

There’s been a wave of enthusiasm recently among Tweeting midwives. I was on holiday when it started (supposedly away from emails and social media, but sneaking back on now and again), and returned to find that a host of fellow midwives had changed their Twitter profiles to avatars. 436 more words

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Men's requests favored over women's for work-life balance

Women seeking a better work-life balance to make more time with their kids are criticized more than men who do the same, according to a new study… 240 more words


Post-Op Follow Up


With unbelievable amounts of prayer, we have made it through the first 3 weeks, post-miscarriage. I still find it difficult to see new Facebook posts from friends announcing pregnancy, and it’s not because I am jealous of them or sad to see so many of my good friends so happy in this new season of their lives.   313 more words

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Pushing Forward

As Michael and I begin to move on with our lives, our grief becomes something in the back of our minds rather than controlling it.  It is definitely helpful to get back into your routines, begin work again, etc. 516 more words

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This African Life

It’s circumcision season in Kenya and, no, it isn’t taboo to talk about. The Luhya tribe, the second most common ethnic group in Kenya, celebrates this time of year with music, dance, marches, and feasts. 902 more words