The ongoing debate on motherhood in prison revolves around whether children should remain with their mothers or not. In some countries, women who give birth while serving time have the right to live with their children until they are three years old. The children born and raised in prison are not recognized as part of the population and therefore lack institutional protection. … [Read more...] about How to promote early childhood development in prison?
“Try not to move so much during this next contraction so I can take your COVID-19 sample” was one of the phrases I had not planned on hearing prior to March 2020 as I was preparing for the birth of my first child in June. Neither was my midwife asking me six weeks post-partum “Can you adjust your phone so we can begin your breast exam over … [Read more...] about It takes a virtual village: Digital tools for supporting new moms during and beyond COVID-19
In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world is shaken at its core. Yet, the pandemic also had unexpected positive outcomes: carbon dioxide emissions decreased and people from around the world witnessed the benefits of having a cleaner environment. In a time when protecting biodiversity, mother earth and future generations has become fundamental, essential animal … [Read more...] about Breastfeeding – Eco-Bio-Logical behaviour- more vital than ever for the future of our children and the planet?