Conscious Woman of the Month
As a liberal Democrat in a Republican-dominated state legislature, Senator Rupert faced many challenges. While in office, she focused her energies on services for women and children, access to health care and education, the environment, prison reform, civil rights for minorities, the lesbian/gay/bisexual/ transgendered community, hate crimes, and crisis intervention for youth.
Recent Blog Posts
Although I had a home birth and have never taken my new son to a doctor’s office, I somehow managed to be targeted for the “Strong Moms” (TM) campaign. The initial mailings were generic take-care-of-yourself promotions, with cute images of babies and healthy-looking women. I honestly could not figure out what they wanted from me. […]
A bit of humor, courtesy of my husband, Jacob: Father: “Son, what do you think about being circumcised?” Son: Father: “OK, we won’t do it to you.” Son: Thank you for your wonderful and supportive congratulatory messages! I have received so many fabulous congratulatory notes and emails on the announcement of Gabriel’s birth. I had […]
The issue of childhood vaccinations is quickly becoming "the" health issue of the 21st century. As the number of children with autism, juvenile diabetes, allergies, asthma, learning disorders, ADD/ADHD and other chronic illnesses reaches epidemic … [Read More...]
Because Gestational Diabetes can be deadly, it is critical that care providers understand it, and know which women are at risk. This program provides valuable insight and information about how to screen for and help prevent this … [Read More...]
Referencing the latest scientific research, Sarah J. Buckley, MD focuses on how common birth practices can make birth more difficult and dangerous for mother and baby. The presentation also includes recommendations for enhancing safety and ease in … [Read More...]