She recalls having to travel to the Siem Pang Health Center three years prior when she gave birth to her first kid. The 13-kilometer trip had to be finished at night on subpar roads. She recalls how terrified she felt as a soon-to-be new mother.
I’m glad the new center is so easily accessible, especially for the women in my neighborhood. On the drive to the hospital, I was scared that I would give birth on my own without any help. It was raining and such a far distance. Maly, a native lady, stated, “I was lucky I made it to the hospital.