This month’s woman in the spotlight is Lisa Gilligan. She is the executive director of Saving Mothers. Lisa received an MPH from Columbia University in 2008 and currently serves as a consultant to the Prenatal Health & Wellness Initiative at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, as well as a curriculum consultant for the…

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Meet our new School of POWHER class! These young women are excitedly preparing to begin our 16 week birth attendant training program in Guatemala! After graduation they will be equipped to conduct proper prenatal care visits and ensure safe deliveries for the women in their communities. Please consider sponsoring the education of one of these…

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This week’s woman of the week is Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler. She was the first African American woman to earn an M.D. in the United States. Crumpler was born in 1831 in Delaware. She attended the New England Female Medical School (now Boston University School of Medicine) and graduated with a degree in 1864. After practicing…

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The panelists; Carolyn Maloney, Elizabeth Cafferty, Doris Ling-Cohen, Latanya Mapp Frett, and Monica Simpson were an incredibly inspiring group of women! The talk was moderated by our very own Dr. Shirazian. These women are changing the world and it was an honor to be able to hear them speak. We spoke about women’s rights in…

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On March 8th, National Women’s Day, Saving Mothers is celebrating with a raffle. For the people who share the post we create on Facebook and donate to Saving Mothers at savingmothers.org/donate, we will put you in a raffle to receive a free Saving Mothers tot bag and mug! We will be choosing three winners and will contact you…

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Expecting? Could you use a little pick-me-up? Check out radio personality Julie Davidson’s new book From Conception to Confusion! From the author herself: “And like that a book was written! Okay, so it took just a few years, a lot of scrap paper, a few stops, a few starts, several edits, a trip to Kentucky, a…

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During national Women’s History Month we will be posting a short biography of some of the most inspiring pioneers of women’s health every week. This week our woman in the spotlight is Dr. Virginia Apgar, M.D. Dr. Virginia Apgar, M.D., (born in 1909, and died in 1974) is best known for developing a standardized system…

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