Women breaking the silence

Discussing the epidemic of domestic violence that our country faces is incredibly important, however it is exceedingly important to know how the same type of violence affects women and children around the world. One area of the world in which violence against women and children is gaining media momentum, women are gaining the confidence to […]

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Children and Domestic Violence

I have always had a passion for the cause of violence against women. As an undergraduate, I organized and executed productions of The Vagina Monologues year after year, raising money for a local charity called Turning Point, that rescues coaches and provides help for women and children who are victims of domestic physical or emotional […]

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The Homestretch

It’s so close! The homestretch is here. For those of you not following by blog very long, I have been in the middle of the huge, fun and exciting task of opening a new center for my business that I will operate. It has been challenging, interesting, fun… my pocketbook is crying tears over all […]

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Research on SIDS

Throughout my research on SIDS this week, I came across an article on a Seattle Doctor, Daniel Rubens. Rubens is an anesthesiologist at Seattle Children’s and he believes that after 10 years of research, he is close to finding the cause of SIDS. Interestingly, Rubens, hypothesizes that the root cause of SIDS is an inner […]

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A Mother’s Loss

This week, as we consider public health measures that impact children’s development, I am going to focus on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and share information, research and resources on this topic in the blog space. I decided to explore this topic because our community was recently rocked with the death of an infant on […]

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Birth Customs Around the World

Considering the customs and traditions in other countries regarding any topic is usually quite interesting. It is always important to remember how other people see and celebrate things, interpret life and look at the world. It can sometimes be so vastly different from what we know and experience that it is humbling. Birth in other […]

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