Posts by: katecelauro

In Honor of Mother’s Day

In Honor of Mother’s Day

This week we celebrated Mother’s Day in our home. We celebrated my grandmother, my mom, and also me. It feels strange to be a mother. This is only my second Mother’s Day ever, having given birth to my son Ryan…

Voices of Change: Notes from Afghanistan

My colleagues who work in Afghanistan have an up-close perspective on one of the most dangerous places in the world to give birth.┬áIn a country where maternal mortality is at an estimated 1800 women per 100,000 live births, Micah and…

Downton Abbey: Lessons for Today

It’s sad to think that more people may know what happened to one of the main characters on Downton Abbey during her pregnancy than know about the maternal health crisis in our modern world. I watch this TV show myself,…

A Conversation with Dr. Andy Norman

Editor’s note: Maternal health, including the issue of fistula, will be the focus of the next Strong Women, Strong World luncheon (December 2013). Women of Vision is excited to partner with the Campaign to End Fistula. For more information, contact…

Putting Ourselves In the Problem

My name is Kate Celauro, and I am an obstetrician based in Nashville, Tennessee. My passion for maternal health, however, extends far beyond the hospital where I work. I have been an advocate for women’s health for many years, beginning…