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Audit-identified avoidable factors in maternal and perinatal deaths in low resource settings: a systematic review

Hasan S Merali, Stuart Lipsitz, Nathanael Hevelone, Atul A Gawande, Angela Lashoher, Priya Agrawal and Jonathan Spector. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2014, 14:280  doi:10.1186/1471-2393-14-280… 364 more words


Enough - Katie Peterson

So many forget-me-nots, with their white centers,
scattered, you’d say, if there weren’t
so many everywhere, as many as the stars
last night in between the branches… 259 more words


Not-so-Short and Not-so-Sweet.

Sometimes, I absolutely suck at being a parent. As my name states, I have maternal mess-ups all the time. Yesterday was a fail of epic proportions. 678 more words

On a roll

Last week was a new milestone for me regarding teaching. I got Nine (the naughtiest kid in school) to behave. Post Tearcher Pui’s wedding I had the opportunity to teach for a few days whilst she was on her honeymoon. 1,030 more words

No Prenatal Care and No Empathy

As an OB nurse, one of the most unfortunate and all too often scenarios we encounter is having to take care of women who have had  1,400 more words


Worries of a Mother-to-be

What if he doesn’t like me?
Those little kicks from within
that get stronger by the day,
giving such comfort that he
is safe and sound, have been… 141 more words


It's (d)raining men…

And women are responsible for it.

So are men.

Especially men.

What I’m referring to is refusing to let go of a cultural stereotype that supposedly has its roots in our make-up as mammals, specifically that women are nurturers; men are protectors. 395 more words

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