My First Birthing Experience – Peter Osei, father of 2

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After waiting for nine months, the day finally came. However, before the day arrived, we went through a very painful experience. My wife did not throw up like most women, but she developed Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) during her second trimester. The pain was so severe that she could only sleep (if at all) upright on a sofa. So for 5 months she didn’t sleep on a bed.  Her hip would snap every time she tried to get up from bed. The sound of the snap was so loud that it sometimes actually woke me up from sleep. Delivery day came on a normal Sunday. We were resting up for delivery day on Wednesday. We knew because it was a scheduled C-section. […]

Raising a Child in Ghana – Raul de Diego Brako, 35, Father of 1 

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What is it like raising a child in Ghana? It has its ups and its downs, but I think it is the ideal place to raise a child. She wakes up to sunshine almost every day. We are fortunate to have assistance from house helps or nannies. The cost of a good nursery or day care is also reasonable compared to the US for example where a lot of people can’t afford this, and so people have to make the decision to stay home instead of work. Also, contrary to what many people think, there are a lot of things to do in Ghana for kids if you look hard enough. What activities do you enroll your child in and […]