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Haiti-My first Medical Mission I'm helping Midwives for Haiti to educate skilled birth attendants. Haiti has the highest mortality rate in the Western Hemisphere. Here is where I will write daily journals of my adventure.

Trip: Midwives for Haiti

There are [12] stories from my trip: Midwives for Haiti


Day 15

HAITI | Saturday, 3 Dec 2016 | Views [315]

Day 15- The long trek home, 21 hours.    Alarm goes off early and I get up and head for my cold morning shower. That'll wake me right up! I got coffee ready the night before so I walk in and turn it so it can brew. I can't ... Read more >

Tags: traveling home


Day 14

HAITI | Saturday, 3 Dec 2016 | Views [254]

Day 14- Sugar cane. Coconut, Feeding center and  Bassin-zim  waterfall     Good  morning.  Haiti, It is a nice, relaxing  morning  at the Midwives for Haiti house. I slowly wake ... Read more >

Tags: feeding center, waterfall


Day 13

HAITI | Wednesday, 23 Nov 2016 | Views [265]

  Day 13- Mobile clinic, sick girls and Mad Max     I wake up to Donna coming into the room. She has some toast and climbs into her bed. I slowly get out of bed and get dressed. I go out and make ... Read more >

Tags: brownies, mad max, mobile clinic, sick again


Day 12

HAITI | Wednesday, 23 Nov 2016 | Views [257]

Day 12-  Hospital Ste Therese. I am awoken by the girls getting ready. A morning ritual has happened. Donna and Tiffany go to bed earlier than me, usually Donna first. I sit up and blog or mess around on my phone til late at night. So in the ... Read more >

Tags: hospital, raining, ste. therese


Day 11

HAITI | Saturday, 19 Nov 2016 | Views [274]

Day 11- A moto trip to ‘Little Clinic’ and buying Haitian souvenirs   The alarm wakes me up and I slowly get up. I go out to the dining room and pour some coffee. I make a couple of pieces of toast and eat. I get ready for the ... Read more >

Tags: cows, haitian treasures, little clinic


Day 10

HAITI | Friday, 18 Nov 2016 | Views [447]

Day 10-  Crazy, sweaty day at the hospital. Extreme jaundice, scary preeclampsia, births and a surprise.   Alarm goes off and I am excited to get up and get ready for work today. I put on my scrubs, drink coffee and eat a fried egg sandwich.... Read more >

Tags: jaundice, postpartum hemorrhage, pre-eclampsia, surprise twins


Day 9

HAITI | Wednesday, 16 Nov 2016 | Views [336]

  Day 9-  City tour and relaxing day   I wake up to hearing the girls get ready for the day. Shani and I are in one bunk bed, me on bottom, Donna and Tiffany in another bunk. Emily is sharing a room with another volunteer, Sheila.... Read more >

Tags: cathedral, cemetery, city tour, haiti, hinche


Day 8

HAITI | Monday, 14 Nov 2016 | Views [290]

Day 8- Donna’s birthday and Travel to Hinche   I forgot to mention in yesterday’s blog about the goat and the pregnant lady. After seeing the goat, we asked Randall about it. He said it was the security guard’s goat. Oh okay, ... Read more >

Tags: donnas birthday, hinch, rum


Day 7

HAITI | Monday, 14 Nov 2016 | Views [327]

Day 7-  Clinic, the dam and a movie   Today there are no bells. There really is no rhyme or reason to why, how or how many bells are rung. If the bells ring, then mass will be held. Today the girls are pretty recovered. Very minor sickness.... Read more >

Tags: dam, haiti


Days 1 through 6

HAITI | Sunday, 13 Nov 2016 | Views [550]

Day 1-   Arriving in Cabestor   We have arrived to Haiti safely. It was quite the trek to get here in Cabestor. I will start with leaving the house. I was on time!!! Normally I am packing everyone up and having to deal with the kids ... Read more >

Tags: cabestor, first mission, haiti, jos nurses, midwives for haiti, one nurse at a time


My 1st Blog post! Getting ready to leave. EEK!

HAITI | Wednesday, 2 Nov 2016 | Views [685] | Comments [3]

Bonjou!!! or Hello!   Well, here it is. My first blog post ever. I'm very excited to be writting a blog on my adventures in Haiti. I'd like to let everyone know that I will be open, blunt and honest on what I see while there. So, if your squimish, ... Read more >

Tags: first post, haiti, mission


Photos: Trip planning!!

HAITI | Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016 | Photo Gallery


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