Southern Oregon Birth Connections Membership Social!

Thank you to every one who attended the first Southern Oregon Birth Connections Membership Social.  We had a great turn out, and a spectacular time visiting with new and old members alike.  If you have not yet renewed your membership, there is still time.  Simply fill out the online form and pay via Pay Pall…

Breastmilk film screening POSTPONED!

Due to the weather, we have postponed the screening for the film Breastmilk, which had been scheduled for this evening. Please stay warm and safe.

Pear and Fig Tart

  Today is a pear and fig tart.  With the crispness which has crept into the morning air I have been reminded of autumn in western New York.  Complete with fall foliage colored in reds, orange and yellow.  The air scented with cider donuts, apples and spices including cinnamon and clove.  It used to be apples that heralded the change…

4 Apps that make eating well easy!

  Eating well used to mean simply choosing produce over red meat, or limiting sugar or salt intake.  In today’s world, making healthy food choices does not always feel so easy.  Fortunately, with the rise in portable technologies, there are an ever increasing number of mobile applications to help individuals make better food choices.  Frequently…

Current rates of vaccine preventable diseases

This is not a piece about whether or not families should choose to vaccinate or not. Instead, it is a review of the current rates of diseases that vaccines are designed to protect against.  From a public health stand point, vaccines are designed to protect individuals through a direct immune response to the viruses and…