“Being a mother takes courage. Being an expectant mother in desperate poverty takes courage and so much more. Each year more than 500,000 mothers die in childbirth or from pregnancy complications, most of which are preventable.”
Here in our American culture, it’s easy to take childbirth for granted. Certainly there is always the possibility of something going terribly wrong, but by and large childbirth is safe and beautiful. The same can’t be said in some places around the world.
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