My daughter is amused that I have become a college basketball fan. “Mom, you never watched basketball!” I responded, “Michigan has a good team this year.” I followed the Wolverines in March Madness and was disappointed when Texas Tech beat them. Then I had to find out how one of our arch rivals, Michigan State,… Continue reading March Madness, Texas Tech and Prayer
In the introduction to the book, Modern Mothers in the Heartland, a speech by Dr. Caroline Hedger is referenced. In 1920 Dr. Caroline Hedger gave a speech entitled, “The Relation of Health to Progress”. Like reformers of the time she was calling attention to the health of women and children. A broad coalition of public… Continue reading Reflecting on Childbirth Practices: Will We See More Respect for Midwives?