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Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Mothers-To-Be: Pregnancy Around the World

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Five babies are born every second around the world. These little global citizens hold our promises, deepest desires and intentions for the future. InCultureParent takes a look at the beautiful women across the globe giving birth to our future generation. In each of the countries represented, we also present its ranking in Save the Children’s Mother’s Index. The Mother’s Index measures mother’s well-being through health, education, economic and political indicators.

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In celebration of mothers globally, we spotlight pregnancy from Cambodia to Brazil to France and more.

Courtesy: mirmurr.blogspot.com

© 2011 – 2013, Stephanie Meade. All rights reserved.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Stephanie is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of InCultureParent. She has two Moroccan-American daughters (ages 5 and 6), whom she is raising, together with her husband, bilingual in Arabic and English at home, while also introducing Spanish. After many moves worldwide, she currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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5 Comments
  1. CommentsOur Top 10 Articles in 2011 | InCultureParent   |  Sunday, 01 January 2012 at 11:28 pm

    […] the Opol Wagon 5. Best World Maps for Your Child’s Room 6. Diwali Craft: Make a Lantern 7. Mothers to Be: Pregnancy around the World 8. Burqas, Miniskirts and Sex: My Childhood in Egypt and Saudi 9. Is Raising Bilingual Children […]

  2. CommentsTina Der Bedrossian   |  Saturday, 14 January 2012 at 3:05 pm

    So fascinating, loved this article!

  3. CommentsBlessed be to all mommas - Birth Bud   |  Friday, 13 June 2014 at 11:30 am

    […] 5 babies are born every second around the world!  Phenomenal! […]

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