‘It’s normal Zeba! There is nothing to worry about!’ I was told this repeatedly in the last 4 days and I tried to believe that there was really nothing to worry about. It was four months since I had i had my period and was hopefully looking forward to be a mother.
It was difficult for Suneeta to adjust in her In-laws house even after 5 year of her marriage. She had a 4 year old baby, and her role was very restricted at her in-laws’ home. Her entire day was devoted for house hold chores and taking care of in-laws.
Satta Mansaray lives in a small village, Kamaninkie, in Wara Wara Bafodia chiefdom, Koinadugu district some 4 miles from the chiefdom headquarter of Bafodia. The village is 25 miles from Kabala, the district headquarter town. It has a population of about six hundred inhabitants, with no health
Patoma Arama is 48 years old and a polygamist from the village of Ama, located 4 kilometers from Ouo, in the region of Mopti. In 2009, Patoma was identified by CARE Mali as a Community Relay for the promotion of maternal and child health.
PAGAK, South Sudan – Nyakoang Rieka set out from her village in the afternoon.
Thanks to the Join My Village maternal health program in India, women like Seema are learning about prenatal care and safe births in their local villages.
In early 2010, with an infant in her arms, another on the way, and a heavy load of daily household chores, Meeta quickly grew weak and ill with exhaustion. But Ramkishore, her husband, did not help her with the chores.