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 […]
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...]
The most exciting ideas in obstetrics come from the women themselves. Water Birth and Lotus Birth are grass roots innovations that have endured for decades. Learn about the safety and beauty of these birth practices. One of Gloria Lemay's … [Read More...]
Diane Wiessinger, known to lactation consultants across the English-speaking world for her lectures and writings on breastfeeding, will present What Would Mammals Do?, the first in a series of live, highly interactive online workshops presented by … [Read More...]