Cost of Giving Birth in Germany

How much does it cost to birth a child in your country? I have been mulling over this question. You see, I didn’t pay anything out of pocket despite having major unexpected surgery. But, on the other hand, I know of women who had to cough up thousands of US dollars just for primary birthingContinue reading “Cost of Giving Birth in Germany”

3 things about motherhood that surprised me

I knew motherhood would be a massive change in my life. And I thought I was ready for that change. After all, I always loved and embraced change in my career and personal life. So I have always been prepared to move with the times even when it wasn’t very comfortable. So why was IContinue reading “3 things about motherhood that surprised me”

How to support your pregnant friend

For first-time mothers, knowing what they need precisely in terms of support can be a challenge. So here are some ways you can support your friend. I was pregnant in the summer of 2020. If you remember, it was the summer of lockdowns and limited human contact. It was the corona summer. For the mostContinue reading “How to support your pregnant friend”

Black Womxn Empowerment Day in Frankfurt

The month of July ended on an absolute high as black women from all over Germany met in Frankfurt for an empowerment session. I traveled about 3 hours from Bonn to Frankfurt just for this event. And I was not the only one. I met Cynthia who came from Stuggart and Dorcas who came fromContinue reading “Black Womxn Empowerment Day in Frankfurt”

New Blog, hu dis?

Hello there, and welcome to Wanjiku Mwaurah’s corner of the internet. Over a decade ago, I was blogging anonymously. I would do it in the middle of the night and I loved it! That was until I lost my website from a hosting service I was using. I took a break and somehow lost myContinue reading “New Blog, hu dis?”