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“How I Lost my Infant Daughter” –Sharon Muriithi


In July last year, young mom Sharon Muriithi and her husband James lost their infant daughter Njeri. In this interview with Citizen TV’s Monday Special host Janet Mbugua-Ndichu, Sharon narrates the journey of Njeri’s loss, and some of the issues she now advocates for: healthy pregnancies, safe births, appropriate newborn care, and the adoption of positive attitudes by all health workers towards new mothers.

Sharon also brings to light an almost-neglected component of maternal health -counselling for mothers who lose their newborn children. This is Sharon’s story:

Also Read: I’ve Had Two Miscarriages, but I Have Hope I’ll be a Mother Someday” -Wanjiru Kihusa

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Maryanne W. Waweru is a Kenyan mum raising her two sons in Nairobi. A journalist, Maryanne is passionate about telling stories and hopes that through her writing, her readers learn something new, feel encouraged, inspired, and appreciative of what they have in their lives. Maryanne's writing focuses on motherhood, women and lifestyle. "Telling stories is the only thing I know how to do," she says.


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