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A letter from a father to his daughter

Gerard Migeon by Gerard Migeon

Letter to my daughter natural womanhood

Probably because I do this work, and because I’m a father too, a friend of mine confided the following letter he wrote some time ago to his own daughter. With his permission, I am sharing it because I was touched by the kindness of his sentiments and the depth of his concerns for his daughter, […]

17-year-old ballerina’s death attributed to the pill

Anna Migeon by Anna Migeon

Just hitting the international news over the past couple of weeks, a 17-year-old Romanian girl died in Manchester, England, on Nov. 11. The cause? A blood clot on the brain from taking the contraceptive pill. Maria Santa was a gifted ballerina, an elite athlete whose “only risk factor was being on the oral contraceptive pill,” […]

My journey through the grief of infertility to motherhood

Amy Beckley by Amy Beckley

Hands down, the most grief I have ever experienced was when I wanted to become a mom, but couldn’t. Infertility sucked the life out of my husband and me for three LONG years! If you’ve experienced grief, you may know there are five stages: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. I progressed through them all. First came the […]