MITO (myth): When a baby has a sunken fontanelle you should turn them upside down and hit the bottom of their feet to make it return to its normal place.
HECHO (fact): This could be a sign of dehydration or possibly something else serious and instead of hitting their feet, take them to the clinic or hospital!
Los Pensamientos y Reflexiones July 3rd 2014 Six weeks feels like six days when doing development work. I can’t believe how fast the time has flown by and that I now only have 3 weeks left working in my community, with the Centro, and with the wonderful people I have gotten to know here! Before leaving for this trip I thought 9 weeks was going to be an incredibly long time to do a project, but I have figured out very quickly that it is rea ... read more
Originally from Anchorage, Alaska, Delana has temporarily relocated to the opposite side of the country and is currently a rising junior studying Neuroscience and pre-medicine at Wheaton College in Norton, MA. Delana first fed her passions for travel and helping people during a gap year spent venturing through South America and Africa, volunteering along the way. To develop these interests in a new way she is spending the summer in Jinotepe, Nicaragua as an intern through the Foundation for Sustainable Development. Through the program interns are taught about sustainable development practices ... full info