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111 Reasons Breastfeeding Can Benefit Our Families and the Planet

Breastfeeding was a way of life for women and families long before formula was ever invented, and there’s a strong, growing movement to bring it back to the forefront. It not only provides the best nutrition you can give your child, but it doesn’t harm the environment either. Our planet could …

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March Ahead—My March for Women’s Rights

By Fredrica Syren: Last Saturday I joined 40,000 people in the Women’s March, San Diego, in what was almost a counter to President Trump’s inauguration on Friday. We did not march alone: marches took place at the same time throughout the U.S. and all over the world. It began as a Facebook post right after the election with the hope of a big event to speak up for women’s rights, gay rights, reproductive …

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Mammograms for Early Detection of Breast Cancer

By Fredrica Syren: October is breast cancer awareness month and is an annual international health campaign to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure. Breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women. I few months back, I had my …

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UN Reports of Zero Women’s Equality in the World

By Fredrica Syren: As we celebrated International Women’s Day on March 8th, it made me think about women’s rights and equality in the world. How far have we come since our mothers and myself? I surely have experienced lack of equality in my life and career, and many times have …

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Feel the Power within a Women’s Circle

By Centehua: Around three years ago, I decided I needed more feminine energy in my life. I craved women friends and the feeling of sisterhood. I never had that growing up. Honestly, women intimidated me a little. The competition and insecurity that hover over women’s relationships made me scared to …

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Women Judging Women

By Emma Grace Fairchild: Unfortunately, passing judgment on others is easy. As human beings, we have a tendency to assume our perspective is the right one. Remaining nonjudgmental is a common practice in my life, but I suppose the key word here is “practice.” Life is a constant test to …

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Connect with Your Female Power in a Women’s Circle

By Chef Centehua: Women and men have gathered to collaborate on projects, to share and learn skills, to strengthen bonds, etc. We have done this for as far back as we can remember. We would gather around the fire to tell stories and dance under the full moon. Women in …

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Product Review: Imse Vimse Cloth Menstrual Pad

By Fredrica Syren: For the past three months I’ve been using Imse Vimse organic menstrual pads.The pads are made of 100% organic cotton and come in three different sizes: mini, normal and night.  Regular and nighttime pads are reinforced with a thin layer of polyurethane laminated polyester to make them …

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