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Jennifer James is an early pioneer of the mom blogging movement and founder of Mom Bloggers for Social Good, a global coalition of 2000-plus mom bloggers who use social media and blogging to advance information to their networks about pressing global issues.

Recently named a Fast Company Most Generous Social Media Maven and a Blogger Changing the World by Babble.com, James routinely travels to middle and low-income countries chasing stories about women and children and the NGOs and global development programs that are improving their lives.

James currently writes for the Gates Foundation blog, Impatient Optimists, as well as for Babble.com. She is a recent recipient of a National Vaccines Fellowship from the National Press Association and two fellowships from the International Reporting Project.

Entries by Jennifer James

35 Leading Tweeters On Family Planning And Reproductive Health

(1) Comments | Posted February 9, 2014 | 2:41 PM

2014-02-09-FamilyPlanningandReproductiveHealth.jpgLast week I compiled a list of my top 25 tweeters on maternal health. I received great feedback about how useful the list was so I have decided to share more lists on a variety of global health topics throughout the...

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25 Leading Tweeters on Maternal Health

(4) Comments | Posted February 3, 2014 | 4:34 PM

2014-02-02-VaccineDaya1.jpg Whenever I look for up-to-date maternal health information I turn to these 25 tweeters. For me, these are the leading maternal health Twitter accounts on the Net. I also want to hear what you think. Please include any other tweeters...

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10 Global Health Tweets to Start Your Week

(0) Comments | Posted August 18, 2013 | 11:25 PM

Information on Twitter flashes by in an instant making it inevitable that you'll miss important tweets and information from the most resourceful NGOs, foundations, and experts on Twitter. Here are ten tweets I think make for intelligent, bookmark-worthy reading to start your week.

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How One Kenyan Woman Fueled Jill Sheffield's Life's Work

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2013 | 12:05 AM

This post is part of the Global Mom Relay. Every time you share this blog, $5 will go to women and girls around the world. Scroll to the bottom to find out more.

It's quite amazing how often people reach their life's epiphany moment when visiting or living...

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Save the Children Calls for Increased Breastfeeding in First Hour After Birth

(0) Comments | Posted February 19, 2013 | 8:27 PM

I have traveled to both Kenya and Ethiopia over the past year and half, and what I can say as someone who has newly traveled to the continent is that breastfeeding seems to be the norm among childbearing women there, just judging by the number of women I have seen...

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