Due to a lack of prenatal care in rural Peruvian communities, you’re likely to see conditions such as pre-eclampsia, premature births, and ruptured membranes while on placement. Cultural traditions surrounding birth are also the norm, such as women giving birth standing up, or having an 'Abuela' (grandmother) present while in labour. Machu Picchu’s famous ruins are just a hike away, and markets brim with textiles and local delicacies – all adding to what's already set to be an incredibly fulfilling time away. Read what our students think below!



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