I am a Luna Child, Born of night's own tender womb. Kissed by light and freed by darkness, my kin fly high across the glittering sky. Bats and owls, moths and witches, We are all children of the moon. Blessed with wisdom hinged on madness, our North star shines from within. - Silver Apple Society

I am a Luna Child, Born of night's own tender womb. Kissed by light and freed by darkness, my kin fly high across the glittering sky. Bats and owls, moths and witches, We are all children of the moon. Blessed with wisdom hinged on madness, our North star shines from within. - Silver Apple Society

"I do not believe that just because you're opposed to abortion, that that makes you pro-life. In fact, I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking if all you want is a child born but not a child fed, not a child educated, not a child housed. And why would I think that you don't? Because you don't want any tax money to go there. That's not pro-life. That's pro-birth. We need a much broader conversation on what the morality of pro-life is."

"I do not believe that just because you're opposed to abortion, that that makes you pro-life. In fact, I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking if all you want is a child born but not a child fed, not a child educated, not a child housed. And why would I think that you don't? Because you don't want any tax money to go there. That's not pro-life. That's pro-birth. We need a much broader conversation on what the morality of pro-life is."

The first anaesthetic in childbirth    On 19 January 1847, the Edinburgh obstetrician, James Young *Simpson (1811-1870), delivered the first child born to a mother anaesthetised with chloroform (half a teaspoon on a rag applied to the nose). The child was named Anaesthesia. It was so successful that, within a week, he had given it to 30 mothers. There followed many protests from those who believed that women were intended to 'bring forth children in sorrow', and that the pain of childbirth…

The first anaesthetic in childbirth On 19 January 1847, the Edinburgh obstetrician, James Young *Simpson (1811-1870), delivered the first child born to a mother anaesthetised with chloroform (half a teaspoon on a rag applied to the nose). The child was named Anaesthesia. It was so successful that, within a week, he had given it to 30 mothers. There followed many protests from those who believed that women were intended to 'bring forth children in sorrow', and that the pain of childbirth…

Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862    Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in 1848, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years old. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence.  She spent her...

Lady Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies, photographed by Camille Silvy, 1862 Sarah Forbes Bonetta Davies was a child born into a royal West African dynasty. She was orphaned in 1848, when her parents were killed in a slave-hunting war. She was around five years old. In 1850, Sarah was taken to England and presented to Queen Victoria as a “gift” from the King of Dahomey. She became the queen’s goddaughter and a celebrity known for her extraordinary intelligence. She spent her...

US doctors cure child born with HIV http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/mar/03/us-doctors-cure-child-born-hiv

US doctors cure child born with HIV http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/mar/03/us-doctors-cure-child-born-hiv

US doctors cure child born with HIV:  Mississippi doctors make medical history made with first 'functional cure' of unnamed two-year-old born with the virus who now needs no medication.  Welcome to the future.

US doctors cure child born with HIV: Mississippi doctors make medical history made with first 'functional cure' of unnamed two-year-old born with the virus who now needs no medication. Welcome to the future.

Monday's child is fair of face. Tuesday's child is full of grace. Wednesday's child is full of woe. Thursday's child has far to go. Friday's child is loving and giving. Saturday's child must work for a living. The child born on the Sabbath Day is fair and wise and good and gay.

Monday's child is fair of face. Tuesday's child is full of grace. Wednesday's child is full of woe. Thursday's child has far to go. Friday's child is loving and giving. Saturday's child must work for a living. The child born on the Sabbath Day is fair and wise and good and gay.

A skeleton of a child born with two backbones and two heads.   Collotype by Römmler and Jonas after a radiograph by G. Leopold and Th. Leisewitz, 1908.

A skeleton of a child born with two backbones and two heads. Collotype by Römmler and Jonas after a radiograph by G. Leopold and Th. Leisewitz, 1908.

Athena - Goddess of Wisdom, Strategy and Combat. Zeus' favorite child born from his own head. The ideal daughter. balancedwomensblog.com

Athena - Goddess of Wisdom, Strategy and Combat. Zeus' favorite child born from his own head. The ideal daughter. balancedwomensblog.com

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