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All my sleepless nights are worth it – Nana Ama McBrown on her childbirth

After marriage, a couple is expected to give birth in order to ensure continuity especially in most African societies If the lady fails to give birth after several years, she is called names and tagged with several unprintable words.’ But Nana Ama McBrown never gave up and never made what …

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The village in Ghana where childbirth is banned – BBC

In the Ghanaian village of Mamfe Dove, pregnant women are not allowed to deliver in the village because it’s believed that it will offend the gods. Some expectant mothers end up making last-minute journeys in excruciating pain to avoid breaking the tradition. But some women are starting to challenge the …

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