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Birth Story

I was born in #Managua, #Nicaragua in one of the best private hospitals in the country. My mother did not realize when she became #pregnant and her #gestational period remained uncertain. Without adequate #ultrasound or technology to identify my age in utero, her pregnancy became "high risk." In Nicaragua though, high risk pregnancies are common due to the lack of services, especially during the decade I was born. I was born a few years after the #revolutionary civil war in N