By Million Moms Challenge

May 12, 2012 9:00am

A Mother’s Day to Remember: Winner Gets Portrait By Anne Geddes

  By Teri Whitcraft and Carrie Halperin For Allison Dearstyne of Dunkirk, Md., her first Mother’s Day as a mom may be the best ever. Last November,  when she was nine months pregnant, she and her husband Richard entered a photo in the Million Moms… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Dec 21, 2011 10:49pm

Swelling Beauty: Anne Geddes’ Lens on Pregnancy

We’ve known and loved her singular work for decades: the sleeping newborn resting inside a rose, the triplet babies dressed as bunnies in a basket, the tiny baby face and hand peeking out of a crack in an egg shell. Anne Geddes’ photographs of babies… Read More »

By Mandana Mofidi

Dec 17, 2011 1:19am

Give a Life-Changing Gift: Gifts that Uplift for Under $100

This holiday season, give the gift of giving! Reach out and change a life.  Check out these projects below; any of these gifts will make you feel good about giving. In Kenya, 8.4% of children die before they reach the age of five, and less than… Read More »

Dec 17, 2011 12:40am

Kids Helping Kids: H20 for Life Brings Clean Water to Bangladesh

By CARRIE HALPERIN A year ago, ABC News’ Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Richard Besser reported on a group of students at H.B. Woodlawn High School in Arlington,Virginia, who made a pledge to help students in Bangladesh through an organization called H20 for Life. H20 for Life… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Dec 17, 2011 12:20am

Save a Life, Save the World

There’s a verse in the Talmud that says:  “…whoever saves a life, it is considered as if he saved an entire world.” A year ago we asked you to “Be the Change: Save  Life.”  We had no idea that you open your hearts with such… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Dec 16, 2011 6:28pm

‘Esperanza’: Mexico’s Future

REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK By DR. RICHARD BESSER Esperanza Esperanza– It means hope in Spanish. Fifteen years ago when I was living in San Diego, I worked every month in Tijuana, Mexico as a pediatrician in a little clinic run by the Catholic Church on the edge… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Dec 16, 2011 2:17pm

And the winners are…. Meet the Imagine Me & You Finalists!

We never dreamed when we first asked expectant moms to write 5 words or less on their bellies and send us the picture that we would get 450 creative and wonderful submissions in just one week! The images were truly captivating,  ranging from incredibly poignant… Read More »

By Mandana Mofidi

Dec 15, 2011 10:00pm

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts that Uplift for Under $25

Are you wracking your brains this holiday season, trying to find the perfect gift for a loved one?  Forget the umpteenth millionth tie. Say no to the gilded nose-hair clippers, the ugly slippers and the scented body lotion.  Try the gift of giving! This holiday… Read More »

By Mandana Mofidi

Dec 15, 2011 8:32pm

Gifts that Uplift for Under $50

This holiday season, give a life-changing gift! Looking for a unique gift this holiday season? Ever think about a goat? These unique gifts from Million Moms Challenge partners can change lives and uplift communities for under $50.  Help break the cycle of malnutrition in Guatemala or… Read More »

By Million Moms Challenge

Dec 15, 2011 7:22pm

Hope in the Slums: Inside a Birthing Hut

REPORTER’S NOTEBOOK By DEBORAH ROBERTS When I went into labor with my first child 13 years ago, I expected, like many moms- to-be, smooth sailing.  It wasn’t.  After 18 intense hours, my labor had not progressed much.  So my skilled and trusted obstetrician ordered a… Read More »