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No Mothers Day

Shh! It's Almost Mother's Day

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 07.04.2012 | Impact
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

I was utterly flabbergasted to hear that Christy Turlington Burns, a motherhood advocate, model and mother of a son and a daughter, was calling all mothers to "Just Say No to Mother's Day."

Why Some Mothers Plan To Disappear On Mother's Day

Lisa Belkin | Posted 07.03.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

To shine a light on the missing, the charity Every Mother Counts is asking healthy, present mothers everywhere to "disappear" this Mother's Day.

No Mother's Day: Every 90 Seconds a Woman Dies Becoming a Mother

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

Every 90 seconds, somewhere in the world, a woman dies from a pregnancy-related complication. This isn't just a "third world" problem. The United States currently ranks 50th in the world for maternal health. It is safer to give birth in Bosnia or Kuwait than in California.