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When the Numbers are More Optimistic Than We Are

Every year, I look forward to the annual letter from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Either that line made you roll your eyes or it made you smile in recognition, that tiny moment when you find out that nerdiness is shared with someone else. 123 more words


Postpartum Depression and the Danger of 'Bad Mom' Stigma

I felt so trapped, like I had a made a huge mistake in having my child.

It’s heart-wrenching to imagine any mother having to say these words about her own child merely days after giving birth.

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Did You Know Ginger Can Reduce Menstrual Pain Within Few Seconds? See How...

Do you experience pain below your abdomen during monthly period? Does it often result in dizziness, diarrhoea, vomiting, and fever? If yes, relax your mind; you’ve got a lasting solution right at your fingertips. 304 more words


Why women need access to contraception - PART ONE

The benefits of contraception are far reaching and comprehensive. They have the potential to influence all of the Sustainable Development Goals. These goals, adopted by UN member states to achieve by 2030, aim to ‘end poverty, protect the planet, achieve good health and wellbeing and ensure prosperity for all’. 544 more words


Nona Andaya-Castillo

International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC)

Hindi ako ako lumaki sa gatas ng aking ina.  Kaya noong ako ay nabuntis nagbasa ako ng mga libro tungkol sa natural birthing at breastfeeding.  881 more words

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Mother's Perceptions towards Husbands' Presence during Childbirth: A Case Study at Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital - Kevin Bwongyezibwa

Introduction: Men have been redefined as a valuable emotional and moral support in the labour ward, thus has emerged the significance and new meaning on the paternal involvement in labour and childbirth. 132 more words


Should war on FGM be intensified in the urban areas?

Last Friday, I posted the following on my Facebook timeline:

Every February 6th is the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation. In Kenya, this year’s national celebrations will be held in Sankuri location, Garissa County.

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