More than likely you have heard about the Global Gag Rule also known as the Mexico City Policy this week. You can learn more about it in a previous post: Why the Global Gag Rule Will Increase Maternal Mortality.
To get right to the point, however, Planned Parenthood released this video: What is the Global Gag Rule that explains it succinctly.
Alison Fine, the author of Matterness: What Fearless Leaders Know About the Power and Promise of Social Media, recently gave a TED Talk and mentioned Social Good Moms and our community of moms. See the mention at 9:56.
Thank you, Alison!
This year marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. Did you know that Katrina led to 5,000 reported missing children and it took seven months to connect the last child with her parents?
This summer, during the height of the hurricane season Save the Children wants parents and their children to be prepared should disaster strike again. Save the Children is imploring parents to make sure their children have an emergency contact card with not only information for local family, but also family who live out of town. This is critically important because during disasters local networks and telephones lines are usually down. Being able to call family who are not affected by a storm is important to connect children back to families.
Make your emergency contact form for free at www.savethechildren.org/Connect.
If there is one thing we’ve seen over the past month or so after the earthquakes in Nepal in April and May is there is an overall concerted effort to help women who are expecting babies during the aftermath of the natural disaster.
Continue reading Video: Maternal Health Care After Nepal’s Earthquakes