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August 2016

Having New Eyes

By | 2016-08-26T07:38:47+00:00 August 26th, 2016|Board Member, Profile, Uncategorized|

STM Board Member, Dena Thomas * “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust   For Save the Mothers’ board member Dena Thomas, caring about maternal health in the developing world began with seeing the world with new eyes. While on a trip to [...]

When a tweet is more than just a tweet

By | 2017-01-11T15:16:08+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Breastfeeding, News|

World Breastfeeding Week 2016 (August 1 – 7) wrapped up with Canada demonstrating leadership on this important public health issue in a significant – if novel – way. The Prime Minister’s twitter account published an intimate photo of Sophie Grégoire Trudeau breastfeeding the couple’s youngest son, Hadrian. The photo was captioned with Ms. Trudeau’s words [...]