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A Lot Can Go Wrong In Childbirth, But $1.53 Could Mean The Difference Between Life And Death

When you're pushing something the size of a small watermelon out of your body, there's a lot that can go wrong. Like, deadly wrong. That's the bad news. The good news is that having access to three affordable drugs can save a lot of lives. Wouldn't you spend $1.53 if it meant keeping your mom alive? (I don't know your mom, so maybe not. But I'll give her the benefit of doubt for the purposes of making an excellent point. Deal with it.)

A Lot Can Go Wrong In Childbirth, But $1.53 Could Mean The Difference Between Life And Death
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Most people would rank their parents among the most important and closest relationships in their lives. But how many of these relationships are rooted in feelings of guilt for being cared for as children versus a genuine feeling of love and respect?

How many children are held back in life because they feel obliged to remain obedient to an authoritarian parent well into adulthood?

Lisa Pontius, a mother on TikTok, has caused a stir on the platform by asking people to reconsider their relationships with their parents. Even boldly proclaiming that kids "Don't owe their parents" anything.

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