Carrie Lee Ferguson

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Today I am wondering about power.  I am thinking about how empowered the American woman claims to be.  We have, after all, made huge strides in the workplace, and have brought certain women’s health issues, breast cancer, for example, to the attention of everyone (including the National Football League!)  When we compare ourselves to other cultures where things like sex trafficking, female genital mutilation, acid burning and child marriage exist, we feel… Read More

The time is ripe for improving the status of motherhood in this country.  While we’ve become more empowered in our right to choose whether or not we want children and how we balance family life, we’ve not fully claimed our power in the way it all begins: birth. You would imagine that living in the wealthiest country in the world, our right to a positive and safe birth experience would be a… Read More