WHAT DOES CHILD-FIRST FAMILY PLANNING LOOK LIKE?
Child-first family planning: The best way to protect your future.
Unspeakable acts. Thoughts and prayers. “Now is not the time” deflections. Destroyed families. Fading headlines. Repeat. But what is especially insulting, is the accusation that fed up, heartbroken and frustrated communities are politicizing attacks on children. These...read more
If you’re up to date on what’s happening lately on Grey’s Anatomy, you know that the doctors have been preparing for a research competition. On last week’s episode, Pediatric Surgeon Arizona Robbins decided that her project would address the cause of the maternal...read more
David and Louise Turpin beat, choked, starved and shackled their own children, year after year, hidden in the plain view of their own community. The children will suffer permanent physical and cognitive damage, some of whom weigh half of what they should, having been...read more
Child-First Family Planning Up Close: One family’s story, protecting our future
Anne and Matt deliberately planned a fair start for their child. They had both grown up in large families and had first-hand experience with the dilution of and competition for parental time, attention, and resources. They wanted Ellen to have the options and opportunities they hadn’t had. Anne and Matt also wanted to have the time and resources to give back to others in their community – through volunteering, teaching, donating, and nonprofit work. By the time they chose to start their family, Anne and Matt were receiving help and support from a variety of sources, ranging from employer-based health insurance to hand-me-down clothes from colleagues. But we can do better. With the child first Fair Start family planning model, even more children can have a fair start.
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