…Our top 5

What was it like to leave Malawi? Our last week in Malawi was difficult because it meant that we were saying goodbye to so many that we had developed relationships with over the past two years.  It meant saying goodbye to so many in the community that we served as well as the hospital staff.  […]

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…come to Maternity. Now, Now!

“Dr. Jared, please come to maternity now, now!”  When I hear one of the nurses or clinicians say this on the radio, I know it is one of two scenarios: an infant is not breathing or a soon to be born infant might not do well after birth. Either situation can happen because of prematurity […]

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Back in Malawi…

She walked into the maternity unit with her husband who was no more an adult than she was.  In her arms was her 6-day-old infant with a fever, fighting to breath for the last 2 days.  She lived near Mozambique and it took almost an entire day to get to the hospital to have her […]

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Our little flyer…

Overall, it was easier than we thought it would be with an 11 month old but we were glad to get off of the plane in Houston.  We were greeted with great friends, homemade enchiladas, and Blue Bell ice cream!  We made it to church that first weekend and we were so glad to see […]

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