Healing / Maternal Heath Care

Rest from your labors

We all go through times in our lives when the burden of multiple responsibilities weighs heavily. The past two years have increasingly been like this, juggling family life, my business, and supporting my husband through seminary, while I too complete a certificate program. Not surprisingly, my¬†energy and fruitfulness have been¬†steadily sapped by the relentless pace, … Continue reading

Advocacy / Maternal Heath Care / Parenting

Maternal health care is a right, not an option

In March 2o11, The Maternal Health Accountability Act of 2011 (H.R. 894) was introduced by Rep. John Conyers, D-MI to reduce maternal mortality in the United States, provide greater transparency for reporting on pregnancy-related deaths and improve outcomes through research, education and awareness.(See italicized text below for a summary of the Act’s provisions.) According to … Continue reading