Maternal Health

Mothers — It’s Complicated

There are always complicated issues around mothers. Being one, having one, not having one, wanting one, losing one, not being one.

Personally, we love our mothers even when we don’t. Culturally, we revere them. Globally, we say how important mothers are, but still a woman dies every minute of every day from a pregnancy-related cause. Each of those deaths is preventable and at very little expense. There’s been little help for those young women — dying to be mothers — over the past two decades. It’s not just bad, it’s sinful!

Read more of Amy’s second blog entry for The Huffington Post!

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