Where are the healthcare providers in The LetDown?

Have healthcare providers let mothers down? Photo courtesy of ABC TV It’s hard not to sympathize with Audrey’s (“Aud”) character in The LetDown played by actress and director, Alison Bell. She’s raw, authentic, and the challenges she faces as a new mother are so appreciable that, as a viewer, you feel as if you should Read more about Where are the healthcare providers in The LetDown?[…]

Serena Williams Breastfeeding

Being Serena – Starting an Overdue Conversation on Breastfeeding in America

Whether or not a baby is breastfeeding at 6-months can greatly reduce risk of asthma, ear infection, diarrhea, as well as diabetes. However, a recent CDC report  showed only 64% of black women are initiating breastfeeding compared to 81.5% of white, non-Hispanic and 81.9% of Hispanic women. (Photo: from 2010, rates have since changed. U.S. Read more about Being Serena – Starting an Overdue Conversation on Breastfeeding in America[…]

BigIdeasBerkeley 2016 Win!!!

We are honored to have won $2500 in the 2016 BigIdeas Berkeley Competition in the Global Health Category. We got to participate in a round table discussion with Dr. Ticora Jones, Division Chief, Higher Education Solutions Network, Global Development Lab at USAID. She asked us an important question, “How will you teach empathy to your health Read more about BigIdeasBerkeley 2016 Win!!![…]