Nothing could prepare Julie for the experience of living and working in the heart of Africa.
This memoir takes you on Julie’s journey to Kalene Mission Hospital in Zambia, where she worked as a midwife for five months caring for African women and their babies at the most cherished time in their lives.
It is a story of joy and heartbreak, of courage and perseverance, and of an extraordinary adventure.
About the Author
Julie overcame these challenges and studied to be a nurse and midwife in her late thirties - fulfilling a lifelong dream. As a midwife, Julie has worked in many countries - including Zambia, Africa where she worked at Kalene Mission Hospital.
She lives in Palmerston North, New Zealand with her husband, Barry.