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...]
Sarah J. Buckley, MD presents important evidence-based information for women and care providers about the effects of epidurals in labor and on the newborn. One of six lectures in our Gentle Birth: The Science and the Wisdom series, lectures that … [Read More...]
Parents are largely unfamiliar with the realities of how a foreskin is actually cut away. The common myths that circumcision is “quick and safe,” ”just a little snip” or that the baby doesn’t experience any pain are false … [Read More...]