Archive of ‘Health Communication’ category

World Breastfeeding Week: Expressing breast milk for a very premature baby

In honour of World Breastfeeding Week, I would like to share my experiences of expressing my breast milk for my very premature son, Hugo. Hugo was born at 24 weeks because I had HELLP syndrome and pre-eclampsia. In the days between the diagnosis and the delivery, I had worried that due to the extreme prematurity I would be […] Read more…

The Lexicon of Death

Our culture struggles to deal with death. Many of us are unwilling to accept the inevitable will happen to us all, and to those we love sooner or hopefully later. We equip ourselves with an array of euphemisms to help us skirt around the subject – ‘passed away’, ‘gone’, ‘at peace’ and ‘departed’ are just […] Read more…

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