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Fistula and Maternal mortality in Pakistan

Family and friends put on a beautiful scarf on Loebna during a traditional hindu ceremony called godh bharai. 6 months pregnant from her 3rd child, the celebration is to bless the pregnant woman with gifts, fruits and sweets for the impending arrival of new life. The ceremony may include adorning the woman with a beautiful scarf, making her wear flowered bangles, filling her lap with fruit and gifts and have her eat sweets. Lahore, Pakistan 2010

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Family and friends put on a beautiful scarf on Loebna during a traditional hindu ceremony called godh bharai. 6 months pregnant from her 3rd child, the celebration is to bless the pregnant woman with gifts, fruits and sweets for the impending arrival of new life. The ceremony may include adorning the woman with a beautiful scarf, making her wear flowered bangles, filling her lap with fruit and gifts and have her eat sweets. Lahore, Pakistan 2010