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Part 2: In the Minds of Mothers: How Mental Health Impacts Mothers Worldwide

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 12.23.2012 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

Though postpartum depression is discussed, reported, assessed, and treated, the stigma and confusion around embracing one's difficult feelings as a nascent mother is of grave concern.

Help Moms in Life-or-Death AIDS Fight

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

Just as we have the knowledge to prevent almost every mother from dying needlessly in pregnancy and childbirth, we can prevent 390,000 children being born HIV-positive, most of whom will die by their second birthday.

Day One of UN GA Week

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 11.20.2011 | Impact
Christy Turlington Burns

The UN GA provides a great opportunity to reflect on global leaders' commitments to a number of development challenges. But it also means that many organizations compete for the attention of heads of state and other notables.

Every Mother Counts: Christy Turlington Speaks at the Social Good Summit

Tabby Biddle | Posted 11.20.2011 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

After delivering her first child, Christy suffered a complication. While she had a birth team that managed the situation, she was shocked to learn that hundreds of thousands of women die each year during childbirth -- and that 90 percent of these deaths are preventable.

Bob Marley: The Legend Lives

Posted 07.11.2011 | Entertainment

Today marks the 30th anniversary of Bob Marley's death. The legendary reggae musician died of cancer in a hospital in Miami on May 11, 1981, at the...

'Every Mother Counts': Fighting Maternal Mortality

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 07.08.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

You may be shocked to learn that the United States is 50th in the world in terms of how well it provides its citizens with maternal health care. It has dropped from a previous ranking of 41st, trailing Canada and a host of European countries.

A-List Moms Team with Starbucks to Ensure "Every Mother Counts"

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 06.12.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Christy Turlington hopes the "Every Mother Counts" CD -- and her advocacy initiative of the same name -- will bring attention to maternal health issues in the weeks leading up to Mother's Day.

Why Families Need Health Care Reform Now More Than Ever

Christy Turlington Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christy Turlington Burns

When I set out to make a documentary film about the global state of maternal health three years ago, I had no idea just how dismal a job we were doing for our nation's families here at home. This is why we need the Affordable Health Care Act.