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Being Pregnant in Kyrgyzstan

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Kyrgyzstan, Citizen Media, Health, Women & Gender

On Ivory Pomegranate, an expat blogger shares [1] her experience of being pregnant in Kyrgyzstan. She writes that seven months of prenatal care in a good clinic in Bishkek costs about 10 times less than a single check-up in US. But in Kyrgyzstan, one needs to understand that many medications prescribed by doctors are not only unnecessary but also dangerous at times.