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 […]
If only one change happened in North America - the end of 41 week inductions - the cesarean rate would immediately drop. This workshop explores the history, the misinformation campaign, and the tools needed to end the routine practice of labor … [Read More...]
Knowing what the midwife or pediatrician is looking for in the examination of the newborn will enhance your ability to assist with the care of the baby after the immediate postpartum period. In this program, you will learn to distinguish between … [Read More...]
The appalling rise in unnecessary c-sections needs our attention with practical solutions to avoid them! Providers who care for pregnant women must be aware of the potential causes of dystocia - the reason nearly one-third of cesarean surgeries. … [Read More...]