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Fistula and Maternal mortality in Pakistan

Loebna's sister dances for her sister during the traditional hindu ceremony called godh bharai..Common for the ceremony to be filled with singing and dancing, this 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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Loebna's sister dances for her sister during the traditional hindu ceremony called godh bharai..Common for the ceremony to be filled with singing and dancing, this 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