Where Have All the Mothers Gone?

Where Have All the Mothers Gone All over the world even as you read this mothers in poor countries struggle to deliver their babies without lifesaving medical care This is perhaps the last unreached frontier of modern medicine W

  • Title: Where Have All the Mothers Gone?
  • Author: Jean Chamberlain Froese
  • ISBN: 9781554523023
  • Page: 148
  • Format: Paperback
  • All over the world, even as you read this, mothers in poor countries struggle to deliver their babies without lifesaving medical care This is, perhaps, the last unreached frontier of modern medicine Walk with Dr Jean Chamberlain Froese as she extends a hand of compassion and professional care to mothers in desperate danger In these days of high tech medicine, it is reAll over the world, even as you read this, mothers in poor countries struggle to deliver their babies without lifesaving medical care This is, perhaps, the last unreached frontier of modern medicine Walk with Dr Jean Chamberlain Froese as she extends a hand of compassion and professional care to mothers in desperate danger In these days of high tech medicine, it is refreshing that a doctor writes, first hand, so passionately about people and their real lives These moving stories should serve as a call for action by all who care Professor Mahmoud F Fathalla Past President of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics Reading Dr Chamberlain Froese s vignettes, I was moved to tears and anger and prayer for the women who live in such poverty of health care She has captured the pathos, hope and despair of women who have so little of what we see as essential health care during pregnancy and delivery I believe this book has a vital message that will open new dimensions in understanding and compassion Becky Davey, RN, BS, MN, International Consultant for Medical and Educational Advance The medicalization of health care in the West has lead to a laissez faire attitude towards childbirth Blending experience with passion, Dr Chamberlain Froese confronts and dispels conventional thinking by unveiling the tragic realities of pregnancy related complications Reading this book makes you uncomfortable and it should It unfolds the plight of those who daily live on the fulcrum of life.or death Dr John D Hull President, EQUIP International Atlanta, Georgia Dr Jean Chamberlain Froese is a Canadian obstetrician gynaecologist whose work has taken her to some of the many neglected mothers in the developing world in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, Ecuador, and most recently, Yemen and Uganda When in Canada, she is based in Hamilton, Ontario, where she is an assistant professor at McMaster University and executive director of Save the Mothers She is happily married to Thomas Froese, a freelance journalist They have two children, Elizabeth and Jonathan.

    One thought on “Where Have All the Mothers Gone?”

    1. An addicting, heart-breaking and inspiring read- I read this book in one day, which is very do-able; An 'easy' read, until you account for the weight of each of the stories. This is a book that takes days, weeks, perhaps longer to fully comprehend; the stories and injustices that you are reading are so effectively brought to life for the reader, with questions and suggestions for hope sprinkled throughout- a luxury that the women and families depicted do not always have. As I read this, I am int [...]

    2. A Canadian, Dr Froese has spent much of her life practicing medicine in the third world, mostly Africa. She describes the many tragic unnecessary losses of women from social causes.

    3. amazing book, sad but inspiring how people are working to help women in other countries. It's sad because many women die in childbirth where it could have been prevented.

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