Video: Peril and Paradise for Pregnant Women

Lane Hartill’s video on the perils of pregnancy in Guinea-Bissau is CRS’ most-viewed on our Youtube channel. It’s both a chilling and poignant look at the hardships pregnant women face in many parts of the world.

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One Response to “Video: Peril and Paradise for Pregnant Women”

  1. Tracey Wingold Says:

    Thank you for this wonderful, moving, and informative video. It seems to me that the most important things these women need are prenatal care by well-trained midwives, clean conditions in which to birth, proper nutrition during pregnancy, education on pregnancy, newborn care, and breastfeeding,and medical backup for complications/emergencies. The message and work should not focus on women needing expensive medical interventions and doctors; most low-risk women do not need these things. Women around the world (including the U.S.) deliver babies perfectly safely at home without doctors or epidurals.
    Thank you for your work. I am a great supporter.

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