I am re-blogging this to gain some traction.
The Cranky Giraffe is a wonderful female newly-annointed physician blogger who is looking to start a Canadian Physician Moms blog. Please visit her site if you are interested in joining us!
There are some pretty amazing Medicine and Motherhood blogs out there in the blogsphere these days. I know I have read more than my share of them and they sure are helpful, funny, and encouraging. What I’ve noticed, however, is that most (if not all) of the blogs I’ve read are written by American mom/physicians. While that doesn’t change how wonderful and amazing those blogs are, there are just so many differences between the way things are done in America vs. in Canada and it makes it hard to really relate.
“You didn’t take a full year maternity leave after you had your baby!?” (Insert gasps and shameful condescending looks here)
I’m sure this is something that most American mom/physicians have never heard or been criticized for, given that the standard mat leave south of the border is 12-13 weeks…
And, what about the differences in training between the two countries?…
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