Maternal and Newborn Health

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Postpartum Psychosis: the 'Silent' Postpartum Disorder

Postpartum Psychosis: the ‘Silent’ Postpartum Disorder

In August 2018, singer and songwriter Adele brought attention to postpartum psychosis when she shared a photo with her friend, Laura Dockrill, who was diagnosed with the condition. Adele wrote:

“This is my best friend … She has written the most intimate, witty, heartbreaking and articulate piece about her experience of becoming a new mum and being diagnosed with postpartum psychosis. Mamas talk about how you’re feeling because in some cases it could save yours or someone else’s life.”

Motherhood in Conflict, Stories from Women in Uganda who became mothers in a time of war, violence and abuse

Motherhood in Conflict: Colleen’s Story

In northern Uganda, many mothers have lived through armed conflict. Some gave birth in a time when murder, abduction, mutilation and rape were common practices. It was a time when child soldiers were forced to kill loved ones. What would it be like to become

What Can I Tell You About Uganda?

What do you know about Uganda? I asked myself while booking my flight to Entebbe. That was two months ago. I have been working for the Swedish Organization for Global Health for almost 2 years now and involved in the evaluation of our project on

Sex Doesn’t Stop During Emergencies

Sex does not stop in emergencies, and neither does pregnancy. Women and girls must have access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health services, including family planning, wherever they are.

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