Earlier this year, a video emerged of Kimberly Turbin’s labor and delivery. This video (which can be seen here, on our previous post about this story) shows Kimberly fighting, during the most intense part of delivery, to keep the doctor from cutting her. While she should be focusing on herself and what she needs to do to meet her new child she is, instead, heard begging the doctor to let her try to deliver on her own, wanting to … Keep Reading!!!
A few weeks ago I was invited by the non-profit Vibe Israel to visit the country and meet with some of the top parenting activists in the area. I will be releasing multiple articles which focus on some of the most interesting people and encounters that I had on this adventure.
Photographer Linn Merman: Breastfeeding in Israel
Hi, my name is Linn Merman. I am a 37 year old photographer from Israel, and mother of Mia, a I year and … Keep Reading!!!
The Sharjah Baby-Friendly Campaign was launched by Princess Shaikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi in 2012, and has since been taking off throughout the city of Sharjah. The goal is to transform the emirate into a baby-friendly and mother-friendly city by empowering mothers to breastfeed (whenever her baby is hungry) with the backing of health facilities and the general community.
Initially, this campaign was focused on health-care centers, but now plans include transitioning into a second phase to reach public … Keep Reading!!!
During a call with my sister today, somehow the topic of Gloria Steinem came up.
Sister: You know mom called up KGO when Gloria Steinem was on, right?
Me: Really? What was the topic?
Sister: Well, I don’t totally know. Mom said she was listening and Gloria Steinem made a comment referring to how Stay-at-Home mothers are useless or not productive members of society, so she called in.
Me: What did mom say to her?
Sister: She got scared and … Keep Reading!!!