The first week in August marks the 20th World Breastfeeding Week. Much has happened since the inaugural celebration in 1991 — a tremendous amount of research and experiences by scientists, clinicians and mothers highlighting the benefits of breastfeeding and human milk.
My daughter Theresa was born with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) and has grown into a beautiful and smart child with a passion for life and a greater understanding of what it means to be thankful. Below is a short explanation of CDH from Theresa herself:
Hormone pills or oral contraceptive pills (OCP), more commonly known as birth control pills, provide many medical benefits in addition to providing contraception.
16,000 babies born in Angola this past year received screening for an oftentimes-overlooked disease thanks to The Texas Children’s Center for Global Health’s new sickle cell disease screening program.
My name is Thato Chris Ramotswe. I was born 8th November 1992 in Maun, Botswana. I am the only child of the late Thabo Chris Ramotswe Sr. and Caroline Vivian Ramotswe.
In 2004, I was diagnosed with the HIV virus. I was 12 years old. Receiving the news was shocking and the only thing I could think was, “how did I get it?”