Activists Generate Awareness of Critical Issues Ahead of UN Summit

Activists are pulling out all the stops ahead of a development summit at UN headquarters on 20-22 September. Pro-aid and anti-poverty lobbyists are trying everything from giant letters to banging pans to raise awareness of the high-level event. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) suffer from a lack of widespread public recognition, not least in the […]

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Natural Remedies for Late Pregnancy

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Miriam recommends natural teas and a tincture for third-trimester ladies – and their husbands. Having actively worked as a doulah for many years, I’ve always used herbalist’s wisdom to support women in pregnancy. Here are some herbs to ease the wait of the lady in waiting: The third trimester can be trying. Exhaustion, possibly return of […]

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Orgasmic Birth, the Eco-Sexy Way to Deliver?

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Debra Pascali-Bonaro, a midwife, birthing educator and doula has over 25 years experience helping to deliver babies.  Her video, ‘Orgasmic Childbirth’ was five years in the making, and followed several couples on their journey towards experiencing ecstatic childbirths, not necessarily free from pain, but augmented by pleasure and sensuality. About the film – which can […]

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