Reflection on Helping Babies Breath Training Evaluation

"Call me sister," Suzie, the midwife, said with a gentle voice and warm smile as she introduced herself to the simulated patient about to deliver a preterm baby.  We were evaluating the Helping Babies Breathe training that she had participated in 6 months prior.  My head knew this was only a simulation, but in that moment I was half expecting a real baby to be delivered.  Her grace and warmth filled the room but more impressive was her skilled movements from mom to baby to resuscitation.  This woman with so much wisdom and experience was at the same time embracing an opportunity to improve

One Important Trait you should have in your toolbox to Travel

Flexibility is key when traveling abroad. Our work has barely begun, yet our team has seemingly mastered this trait without trying. Our first day in the country was spent waiting for hotel rooms, waiting for lunch, trying to stay awake to beat the jet leg, waiting for the rest of our team to arrive and waiting for dinner. Sometimes, in a foreign culture, what we do most is wait. What else can be done? We made the most of our time swapping stories and taking walks.

Experiencing the Unexpected...

I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.” 
~Aldous Leonard Huxley

You are about to embark on an incredible journey! It will take you where you planned, but you will also arrive at the unexpected. Experiencing a new culture can be exciting and eye-opening--new sights, smells, tastes and experiences tantalize our creativity.