A recent report from Women’s Voices of the Earth explores the loopholes that allow for toxic chemicals in feminine products to go untested and unpoliced. Tampons and pads contain dioxins, furans, and pesticides associated with cancer and endocrine/reproductive disruption. Wipes, washes, douches, and deodorants contain parabens, dyes, and unknown chemicals under the label of “fragrance”. These
I have studied, taught, and published in the field of reproductive psychiatry. I’ve treated women in every stage of the reproductive cycle. And, I’m a working mom. So, I’m acutely interested in and aware of the many ways in which modern medicine is impacting, and sometimes hurting women and their children – more than helping them. In this category you’ll find a wide range of topics of interest to mothers, and mother’s to be.
Dear Class Moms: It was great to see all of your smiling faces at last week’s potluck. There’s nothing quite like connecting over the shared mission of motherhood – of working so hard to grow healthy, happy kids at a time where the guidelines of parenting have become so complex and convoluted. We all want