The Great Cloth Diaper Change

Want to help set a world record? Join the Great Cloth Diaper Change. In 2011, Judy Aagard, co-owner of Tiny Tots Diaper Service in Campbell, California, organized the first Great Cloth Diaper Change (GCDC). She wanted to celebrate Earth day with a family event. Last year, the GCDC

Conducting Cloth Diaper Outreach

Consider these statistics: According to a 2010 study, one third of U.S. mothers are cutting back on basic necessities (such as food, utilities, and childcare) to buy diapers for their children. Approximately 90% of Americans use single-use plastic diapers, generating 7.6 billion pounds of garbage each year. This

Three New Vaccine Books

Vaccine Illusion: How Vaccination Compromises Our Natural Immunity And What We Can Do To Regain Our Health by Tetyana Obukhanych, PhD is unusual in that it is written by an immunologist trained in mainstream biomedical research. Obukhanych was at first enthusiastic about vaccinations and now

Masking Maternal Mortality

Masking Maternal Mortality By Ina May Gaskin Mothering, March/April 2008 Twenty-two-year-old Army Specialist Tameka McFarquhar had no family members nearby to help her when she was released from Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, New York, a day after giving birth to her first child

Messy Party

  KJ Dell’Antonia Issue 131, July/August 2005 It’s a perfect summer afternoon, and our backyard is filled with naked, dirty toddlers. Some, more reserved (including my own), have chosen to cover their clothes rather than their bodies with flour, paint, mud, and egg salad.

We Need More Midwives

  Our beloved Ina May Gaskin, midwifery pioneer, was interviewed by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now Monday, March 19th. Ina May is alarmed about the rising rate of maternal and infant mortality in the US. According to the Centers for Disease and Prevention ( CDC ) US infant and