Green business woman Susie Hewson founded Natracare in 1989, they provide organic and natural feminine hygiene products. "You should always wave your banner about causes you feel passionate about. But you should try to take action too."
"I enjoy eating meat, but there are various extremely good reasons for eating less of it. There's the issue of animal welfare, there's our personal health. But what's becoming increasingly compelling is the unavoidable fact that eating less meat is better for the planet." Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Chef and Campaigner
It's almost five years since my article ‘Cord blood banking and its implications for midwifery practice: time to review the evidence’ was published in the Midirs Digest (you can access this on my sister website www.sharontrotter.org.uk). I felt the tenth anniversary of Biovault Technical, a state of the art facility in the UK, was the perfect opportunity to revisit the topic of cord blood banking and answer any questions you may have.
Why women will save the planet - read Friends of the Earth blog. Featuring 8 inspiring women including Erin Brokovich, Petra Kelly, Octavia Hill, Wangari Maathai, Bina Agarwal, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Rachel Carson, Daryl Hannah.
Women, what comes along about once a month, leaves us feeling sick and bloated, and is an absolute pain, in more ways than one? That’s right. Our periods. They are a necessary and normal bodily function in women, yet, we still consider them to be extremely taboo to talk about. Instead of the dreaded word …
11 Foods For Midlife Women Flax Seeds Flax seeds are high in lignans, especially important for women; lignans help protect the body from xenoestrogens -- toxic compounds found in plastics, hormones in meat and dairy, and pesticides, that mimic natural estrogen and can increase the risk of breast and hormonal cancers. Lignans also protect against other cancers, including colon cancer.
Protect yourself and your unborn child by reading this infographic on environmental toxins and their sources that pregnant women should avoid. http://www.mercola.com/infographics/toxins-to-avoid-if-pregnant.htm