“Ha Estado su nino activo?” I ask the Mexican mother as I adjust a blood pressure cuff around her upper arm. I look to see if she understands me. I check a box that her kick counts are good when she answers “Si,” or “A veces.” I wish I could communicate what I mean more specifically, but I’m not able to do that yet.
About Author: Mary Earhart Unger
Mary Earhart Unger is a licensed midwife and public health nurse living in Southern California. She is the author of For Generations, A Midwife’s Tale of Hope and Help for Drug Addicted Pregnant Women and Their Families, available from Amazon.
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