While I am in Honduras I will have the opportunity to work as a doula in some hospitals. This will force me to improve my Spanish (which slowly forms in my head but rarely makes it out my mouth). I was searching for important terms to study when I came across this blog that gives you a […]
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For those of you who think you might want to get into international work, remember to be flexible. Case in point, I had a conference call with the leader of the organization I am volunteering with in Honduras today. There is a slight change of plans in the work she wants me to do – […]
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My last “midwifery” task is midwifery comps – the competency test required by my school for graduation from the midwifery program. It is a good practice, giving students a chance to show all they have learned and review before taking boards. So here is my dilemma, take the test before I leave for the summer when […]
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The Honduras trip is coming up soon. I’ve been quietly preparing for it as I finished the semester, completed my clinical hours and returned to Michigan for a much needed rest with family. In fact, as I write this I have been in the midst of studying Spanish phrases relevant to maternal health. When people […]
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