Well, that snuck up on all of us. Facebook is making another change to the way they handle the cover image on your Facebook page. You probably already know the rules of the cover image: No prices or call to action (like “download this free thing now” or…

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Join Birth and Breastfeeding Professionals You’re invited to the monthly BirthGenius Twitter chat! Tuesday, March 20, at 1:30pm ET   You’ve probably heard that on March 30th all Facebook pages will switch to a new format. Last week the fabulous Amber McCann shared a helpful tutorial on how birth and breastfeeding pros can switch their…

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Editor’s Note: I (Jeanette) just had the pleasure and honor of meeting Amber McCann face-to-face at the LCinPP conference. She’s one of our top go-to-girls for social media in the breastfeeding world. We asked her to share her insights on the coming Facebook changes – here’s her take on making the most of this important…

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Ensuring Safe Births During Unsafe Times When disasters strike – like the earthquake in Haiti, Sri Lanka’s tsunami, or hurricane Katrina – emergency tents are set up and medical aid rushes in. What we at BirthSwell recently learned, though, is that the need for reproductive health care – including basic care for women in the…

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Last week Facebook announced major changes to the popular social networking site. The changes affect birth and breastfeeding professionals because Facebook remains an ever-important space for reaching tech savvy moms with evidence-based information, services and support. Check out the numbers: In 2010, 54% of Facebook’s 500 million users are women and 70% of women on…

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