Womb Ecology

The Mid-Pacific Conference on Birth and Primal Health Research took place on October 26-28, 2012, at the prestigious Hawaii Convention Center, in Honolulu, a meeting point between Western and Eastern cultures. Recent technical and scientific advances that will influence the history of childbirth and the history of Homo sapiens were presented by the most authoritative […]

Health in Brazil expands structure implanting Birth Centers

News from Ministry of Health! I encourage all municipalities to join efforts to implement Birth Centers (CPNs) in Brazil, ensuring a humanized and secure assistance during childbirth to all women!! “STORK NETWORK Expectation is to Promote the reform and expansion of Birth Centers 280 until 2014. With these drives pregnant women will gain qualified, safe and […]

Nepal

Cars and motorbikes everywhere, horning all the time! The taxi driver had to swerve because there was a cow in the middle of the street, lounging in the sun, in the midle of urban chaos of Kathmandu, Nepal. The cow is a sacred animal in Nepal. Kathmandu is the capital and most populous city. We […]

Stork Network – Towards a new model of care

Brazil is currently undergoing major changes in obstetric care. The movement for childbirth humanization is growing and getting stronger every day. To give the necessary assistance to pregnant women and their children, the Ministry of Health launched in March 2011, the Stork Network strategy, composed of a set of measures to ensure all Brazilians, from […]

Learnings and challenges in Cambodia

I went through the incredible temples of Angkor and the countryside. Cambodia is a country where cultures and traditions still very alive. At the same time it has a sad story of profound suffering, with the Khmer Rouge regime, where about two million people were killed. I volunteered in the organization Women’s Health Cambodia. It […]