Becoming a Birth Partner

Published with the permission from Birth Partner, Nicolette Jacobsz   I am so glad I can be of some help to moms in Uganda. I am from South Africa originally, trained there as a physician but followed my husband to Canada 3 years ago. A friend of mine had a beautiful yoga mat bag from Shanti […]

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Join Shanti Uganda in Celebrating #MothersMonth

By May 11th, midwives at the Shanti Uganda Birth Centre in Luwero will have safely and lovingly supported nearly 500 mothers give birth to healthy babies. In a country that loses 16 mothers everyday due to preventable birth related complications that is an achievement worth celebrating. In admiration of all our courageous mothers, Shanti Uganda declares May, […]

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Becoming a Birth Partner

Published with permission from Birth Partner, Cathy Rose I have just signed up to be a birth partner.  I am doing this to honour my mother, Adelia Rose, who spent her entire working life providing postnatal care at St. Mary’s Hospital in Kitchener, Ontario.  It was her calling.  My mother was great at her vocation. […]

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