Global Midwifery

My Midwifery Heart

I am back from Nairobi, which was an amazingly eye-opening experience.  Check out the Birth in Central Africa blog for highlights and photos from the trip. I took my last final exam of the semester and will be using the next week

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of Women’s Health and Women’s Rights

I’m reviewing the semester’s lectures today.  I need to take my final exam a week early to head for Kenya so I need to start getting ready. Honestly, I’d start getting ready anyway–it is just who I am. One of the lectures

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Time to Diversify?

I wanted to share a thought that has been brewing in my head.  But to begin with, let me share the story of a young woman whose name I don’t remember. At the invitation of a teacher in the pregnant teen program, I visited

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Mother on Mother Violence

I had a very interesting conversation with a fellow student this past weekend about the causes of problems in maternal health around the world.  As we discussed this, I shared my concern that there was a general lack of respect for women