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The Story of Gado, The Nangbani Birth Attendant

Over the last nine months, you’ve read my stories–my successes, my embarrassing cultural faux pas, the time I wore the same outfit to a wedding as an old woman, etc. 588 more words

Peace Corps

Old White Guys Make Decisions on Women's Health: Or, What's New?

One of the topics being discussed within the halls of the White House today in regards to the steaming pile of waste that is Trump Care was whether or not maternity care and mammograms are “essential” medical care and should be covered by all insurance policies. 543 more words


Pregnancy in Prison – Past and Present

The Perceptions of Pregnancy blog, like the Researchers’ Network, aims to reach beyond boundaries and borders, and to facilitate an international and interdisciplinary conversation on pregnancy and its associated bodily and emotional experiences from the earliest times to the present day.  873 more words

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Smoking cessation in secondary care: acute and maternity settings

Self-assessment framework for NHS acute trusts to develop local action to reduce smoking prevalence and the use of tobacco | Public health England

The self-assessment tool breaks down the NICE guidance into 4 areas: 96 more words

03 (March 2017)

Open Letter to the NMC

I’ve mentioned this in passing in a few posts recently, finally I’m able to sit down and write a full post about the farcical treatment of independent midwives by their governing body, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). 1,871 more words


The Promised Land

Forty Years in the Wilderness

Forty years is a long time to seek a home. With Passover approaching and U.S. politics running wild, it’s tempting to view the biblical journey through the desert as a metaphor for current-day immigration policy – or global warming, or the nature of leadership. 989 more words

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