Jeanne Faulkner

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As a writer, I offer in depth coverage of issues effecting our lifestyles from health and family life to politics, fitness, food and more.  I add a reassuring slant that takes the focus off fear-based journalism,  a global perspective to expand our view on universal issues and humor to take the edge off serious subjects.  My goal is to educate, inform and entertain my readers with stories that impact their lives and show them how their lives impact others.  If they have a little fun along with that, all the better.                               

This week’s Huffington Post piece is tearing up the InterWebs

Misleading Evidence, Why Maternal Health Is Not Plummeting In The U.S.

Guest blog I wrote for Jennifer Pastiloff’s Manifest-station

When Jennifer wrote about her gratitude for a long career as a waitress, even including the crap customers, she inspired me to write about my own experience as a long-time labor and delivery nurse.  She posted my piece, titled, In Gratitude for a Long Career on her website last week.  Check it out.  Jen’s blog is wonderful.

Speaking at the Big City Baby Shower

Christy and me at BCBS

 

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This week’s video – My Review of The Good Mother Myth

My Review of The Good Mother Myth

My YouTube series – Talking about women’s and maternal health

My YouTube series – Talking about women’s and maternal health

The Complete Illustrated Birthing Companion Has Arrived

After much dedication and work I am pleased to announce the arrival of a book I coauthored. The Complete Illustrated Birthing Companion can be found here.

Every Mother Counts

I’m writing for my favorite organization – Every Mother Counts, a global maternal health advocacy organization.  Check out some of my articles and the work we do to help mothers around the world.

 

14_Tips_for_Setting__Sticking_and_Achieving_your_Goals_

Pregnancy_and_Weight_Gain_–_Too_much__too_little_and_just_right_

The_Real__Real_Truth_About_Prenatal_Exercise_

The Dark Side of the Family_ Why Domestic Violence Increases During the Holidays and Pregnancies 

Kate_and_Hyperemesis_

 

 

 

MIN-Online Best of the Web Best Blog 2012

Niger: Food Crisis or Ground Floor Opportunity

 

 

Huffington Post   Niger: Food Crisis or Ground Floor Opportunity

Ask a woman when she was hungriest, she might say when she was pregnant or breastfeeding. Ask a man and he might remember being a teenager, growing several inches a year. If you ask me, it was when I was driving home from work, pregnant with my first baby. Continue reading

It’s All About the Wedding: How Preventing Child Marriage Can Help Eradicate Poverty

Despite her obsession with My Fair Wedding, when my daughter turns 12 next month she’ll have a birthday cake and a slumber party, not a wedding cake and marriage. As an American girl, she’s lucky to grow up in a culture where girls can choose who and when they’ll marry, that values women’s contributions to the workplace and society; where motherhood is something a girl can aspire to (or not) when she’s ready, not while she’s still a child herself.

Little girls getting married sounds like a reality TV mash up of Toddlers & Tiaras meets Housewives of the Developing World. Unfortunately, it’s reality for 25,000 child brides (and grooms, but mostly brides) who get married every day. In the developing world, one in three girls under the age of 18 is married, one in seven is under 15 and it’s not uncommon for 10 year-olds to marry men three times their age…Continue reading this Huffington Post article (Click Here)

Recent Work

 

A New Study Details How Roe v Wade and Proposed Personhood Laws Affect Every Woman _

The_Complete_Illustrated_Birthing_Companion_-_Fit_Pregnancy

14_Tips_for_Setting__Sticking_and_Achieving_your_Goals_

Pregnancy_and_Weight_Gain_–_Too_much__too_little_and_just_right_

 

Vitamin K, Antibiotic Eye Ointment and Hepatitis B Vaccination of Newborns

 

Why_Unnecessary_C-sections_Do_More_Harm_Than_Good_

Third_Trimester__Pelvic_Pain__Vulvodynia_and_Pushing_

Jessica_Simpson’s_Second_Pregnancy_

Lesson_from_aftermath_of_Princess_Kate_prank_

Hyperemesis_Gravidarum_In_Royal_Spotlight_

Know_Thy_Fit_Self

The_Food_Poisoning_Threat

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ParentNetworkThe Cost of Raising Children

 

Blue Cross Blue Shield's health and wellness website

Cost Effective Contraception

Is Your Chair Killing You?

Creating Super-germs