Via the Pt. Reyes Light: California A.B. 1308 would seek to lift physician oversight requirements from licensed midwives, who are overseen by their own governing board. “Pushing to allow licensed midwives to operate independently and lawfully are both midwives themselves and a coalition representing families. They say home birth offers a holistic model of pregnancy that empowers women during the nine-month journey to motherhood as well as during birth.” Read more here.
Via Upworthy: “This all started when former fashion photographer Rick Guidotti met a woman with a genetic condition that took away the color in her hair and eyes. Upset that this woman would never be considered beautiful in the fashion world, Rick picked up his camera and set out to change that.” Watch here and learn more here.
From UK’s Daily Mail, “If you enjoy snacks and drinks like Moutain Dew, Chex Mix, Hungry Man frozen dinners, or roughly 80 percent of all the packaged foods sold in your average, American grocery store, you may want to sit down before reading this.
Many of the chemicals found in America’s most common foods are considered to be so unhealthy that they’re actually ILLEGAL in other countries.” Read the full article here.
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Kirsten Quint Fairbanks is health coach and wellness practice owner who lives happily, works gratefully, home-schools secularly, dances inexpertly, and cooks traditionally in the San Francisco Bay Area. She offers in-person and remote health coaching anywhere and holistic skincare in downtown San Francisco. Read more about her here.