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Moms
Dec 15, 2011 5:01pm

Drill Sergeant

by JOEY, A Real Mom in the Media Million Moms Challenge Blogger As I sit here with the throbbing and aching pain in the back of my mouth and the extreme crankiness that goes along with a toothache…I can’t help but want to poke myself… Read More »

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Moms
Dec 15, 2011 5:01pm

Giving children a shot at healthier, happier lives.

by TIANY, Social Savvy Mom Million Moms Challenge Blogger I recently returned from a trip to Guatemala with Save the Children. We visited a health post in the Vipecbalam community in Nebaj, it was a temporary health clinic set up by the Ministry of Health… Read More »

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News for Moms
Dec 14, 2011 5:37pm

Battling Deadly Tetanus in Sierra Leone

by:  Susannah Masur, UNICEF USA OPINION I was in Sierra Leone recently with Kristi Burnham, Vice President of Program and Strategic Partnerships at the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, and a group of donors and staff members from Kiwanis International to see first-hand the last leg… Read More »

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Moms
Dec 14, 2011 4:54pm

My Mother Knows Best

by MOLLY, GO MOM! Million Moms Challenge Blogger “Can you imagine doing that with our baby?”  “How could they not realize how unsafe that was?”  “It’s an act of nature we are even alive!” Sound familiar?  Every generation of new parents is certain they know… Read More »

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Moms
Dec 14, 2011 4:54pm

Becoming a parent and becoming healthy!

by RENEE, Cutie Booty Cakes Million Moms Challenge Blogger It is funny how being responsible for another individual changes your entire outlook on life. After giving birth to my son I quickly lost the baby weight and kept it off for most of the first… Read More »

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News for Moms
Dec 14, 2011 4:49pm

CARE and White Ribbon Alliance Launch Petition for Women and Children

Sign the Petition SUPPORT MOTHERS AND CHILDREN TODAY “What’s the most dangerous thing a woman can do?”  The answer to that question is something many of us take for granted, yet all too often is a death sentence in the developing world:   pregnancy and childbirth…. Read More »

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News for Moms
Dec 14, 2011 4:17pm

Helping Women in Bangladesh and Beyond

  OPINION By SUSAN DAVIS, CEO, BRAC USA You may not have heard about BRAC. As a development success story, it’s one of the world’s best-kept secrets: Founded 40 years ago in Bangladesh by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, we’re the world’s largest antipoverty nonprofit, reaching… Read More »

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Moms News for Moms
Dec 14, 2011 2:53pm

‘Cry Out in Pain’: Pregnant American Doctor Shocked by Labor in Sierra Leone

Dr. Erin Carey, a second- year fellow in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, traveled to Sierra Leone with ABC News in November and spent two days at Princess Christian Maternity Hospital.   By DR. ERIN CAREY When we walked into… Read More »

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News for Moms
Dec 13, 2011 10:45pm

Parents Take Heart

by: David Bowen, CEO, Malaria No More   OPINION A few weeks ago, my four-year old daughter Natalie was running a fever. Her forehead was hot, and her face, which usually shows a smile that makes your heart glow, was twisted into a grimace. We had… Read More »

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News for Moms
Dec 13, 2011 9:44pm

The Power of Health in Every Mother’s Hand

By Daphne Metland/International Editor, BabyCenter OPINION I am in Manila, admiring 15-year-old Marie’s two-week-old baby.  Her two sisters, five nieces and nephews and grandmother are peering through a gap in the wall of the two-room home they all share. It’s obvious that Marie already loves… Read More »