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Stress Tests, Now Three Times Each Week

We are now doing stress tests more often. Much of it is for our reassurance that everything is okay, but the doc seemed to want to do them more often, too…maybe to help cover him if anything does go wrong? 229 more words

Non-stress Test

Women using alcohol and drugs in pregnancy are often influenced by other difficulties in their lives.

Issue Brief

Alcohol and other drug use in pregnancy

This issue brief was developed as a result of a recent research study looking at alcohol and other drug (AOD) use among pregnant women at Hanover Park (Cape Town, South Africa). 200 more words

Maternal Mental Health

Life for African Mothers update

Earlier in the year we encouraged people to knit baby clothes for mothers in Africa who otherwise would struggle to keep their new-born babies warm when they leave hospital. 135 more words


Interrupting Indifference: Jesus, Justice and Joy


2016 begins a new quadrennial for United Methodist Women and with that change come new areas of focus for social action. 1,303 more words

Climate Chage

Pregnancy Health: Getting Enough Fibre

This might seem like a less than thrilling topic, but it’s actually really important. Keeping your system cleared out when you’re producing waste for two people instead of one is quite essential. 690 more words