Parvati Lama, 22 lives in Pokhara Bus Park and originally from a remote village in Makwanpur district of Central Nepal. She got married in her early age of 15. A small cloth shop near Pokhara Bus Park is the only source of income for her family of husband and 2 children. She delivered her first two babies at home when she was below 20. When she first came to Asha Clinic she had a 6 months’ pregnancy. At that time, she had a number of health problems such as, anemia, weakness, underweight and low hygiene. Even she was not able to walk properly. Asha provided the supplements like calcium, iron, vitamins and vaccine and referred her to Western Regional Hospital (WRH) for immediate admission. Gradually , her health condition got improved and she was able to deliver her third child in the Hospital. She also regularly visited Asha for Postnatal Care checkup. Due to the counseling at the right time, both
the mother and the child were saved. She is thankful to Asha for saving her and the baby’s life.

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