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Introducing myself and my journal: Follow Your Heart

About Me:
My name is Susan. I am a Nurse Practitioner and Nurse-Midwfie in Texas. I worked as a volulnteer with a women's cooperative in Nicaragua for about 15 years. I am now working with a midwifery training program in Matagalpa, designed to improve the skills of traditional midwives by pairing them with mentors from the health centers. I believe firmly that you don't have to have many years of training to become a good health worker-- but you do need training. In addition, you need respect from your colleagues, whether they be other midvies, physicians, or nurses. This program is aimed to address those two issues.

I believe that women should be encouraged to do the things they want to do; by accompanying and supporting them in their journeys, they (and we) grow towards a better life and world in which to live. Many things are hard to do alone but, with others, they are possible.

I entitled my journal "Follow Your Heart" because when I took the first leap (following my heart) to go to Nicaragua the first time, that experience changed my life. I have found that when I want to do something but become scared and don't do it, I always feel that I have missed a good experience so now, I do try to follow my heart!

My Passions:
Gently guiding women to be all they wish to be; women's empowerment, education, and self-worth

My Challenges:
Bureaucracy, negativism, hate

My Areas of Expertise:
women's health, midwifery, community health, health education

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Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Peace!
Fatima

usha kc's picture

Dear friend It’s my pleasure

Dear friend
It’s my pleasure to welcome you. You are now a voice among thousands of voices. I am sure you have a powerful voice to make the world changed.
Warm Welcome in this amazing platform, expectantly waiting your active participation.
Warm Hug !
From Nepal
ushakc_raut@yahoo.com,ushakc76@gmail.com

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