I shared my excitement about ordering some new running skirts for my birthday with a colleague at work. She’s a runner, and her less than enthusiastic response was, “I’ve never understood why people like those.” As I reflected on her response, and
The American College of Nurse Midwives has declared August Midwifery Lobby Month. That means they want all members and supporters to talk to legislators about policies that improve access to midwifery care. One of the national bills they encourage support for is
Safe Motherhood. It seems like such a simple request. Around the world women and babies still die during pregnancy and childbirth – despite medical advances that could save many of them. Five years ago, when I began my journey to fight maternal
Do you have a Twitter account? I actually have two, one for personal use and one for business use. I wasn’t sure I liked it for a while, but it is slowly proving its worth to me. For example, you can get
Today is my birthday. Want to celebrate with me? Make a donation to the White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood, and tell them we want to celebrate lots of birthdays with a healthy baby and mother.