This photo was taken in March 2019; who would have thought that one year later, our world had changed in a way we who are alive now have never witnessed. The photo shows an everyday situation here in Denmark. Since the 1980s, new mothers have gathered in groups according to the time of their newborn’s birth. They meet privately at […]
Why do so many brilliant minds stay quiet about what is known to damage small children?
Homemade fever tree syrup to strengthen our immune system against viruses.
At the beginning of the 1900s, both adults and children suffered and died of tuberculosis. Medical science showed that fresh air and sunshine were essential for healing and a committee prepared a prestigious building project in Kolding, East Jutland in Denmark. Experts thought that to place children at adult hospitals was unacceptable. The money was collected by people who bought […]
Supporting a mother to prevent loneliness or postpartum depression will have a lasting effect on both mother and child
Motherhood shapes our future I was asked by Irish writer and editor Danielle Barron to contribute to this EU campaign on this important task. The campaign runs every first week of October to create awareness for healthy pregnancies and safe motherhood. This year we are seeking prominent health bloggers on the topics of pregnancy, motherhood, and maternal health, across Europe, […]
My post on a new hospital being built-in my neighbourhood got me in contact with some of you my precious blogger friends. Molly, a nurse from Maine has a blog called “Shallow Reflections” and she wrote: This sounds like an intriguing design and I hope you do a follow-up on how things are going after it is open for a while. […]
A series of vignettes on a theme of hospitals Today we had “an open house” at our new hospital is being built a few kilometres from our house. The mid-west region of Denmark is gathering all of its wards and functions in one place on a field near a railway. After it was decided to build here a highway has […]
Sometimes I go to “Daily Prompts” for inspiration. The word “Fragrance” puts me back to my childhood. My parents bought a modest small wooden summer-house with the hope of being able to build a proper house later. I can’t remember the sight of the sweet peas from my early childhood there but I remember the smell. They must have been […]
One of my blogging friends Vincent Mars with his blog “Boy with a Hat” has been interviewed by Anna Cutteridge at her blog repsycl.com about his feelings about always have preferred to be alone. The first question: How do you feel about the diagnosis or term ‘social anxiety’? Social anxiety isn’t necessarily an illness, but a peculiar character type. When it’s so bad […]