Marcy Axness has been the Editor-in-Chief extraordinaire for APPPAH's newsletter for many years. With the publication of her new book, Parenting for Peace, Marcy's life is taking on a whole new path! We have been so fortunate to have the competent, enthusiastic and talented support of Marcy. We thank you for all the valuable work you have given to APPPAH and our mission. Thank you Marcy and good luck with your new book!
Although we are sad that Marcy is leaving we are incredibly lucky to have discovered a talented and experienced journalist, Peter Prontzos, who has joined APPPAH as the new Editor-in-Chief for the newsletter. We extend a warm welcome to Peter and think you will agree that this edition of the newsletter, Peter's first, is overflowing with news and events! Welcome aboard Peter!
At APPPAH's conference last November, we launched a new campaign – The Healthy Baby Project 2020. The brainchild of APPPAH members Deborah Puterbaugh and Peter Prontzos, the aim of the Project is to make the right to a healthy pregnancy, birth, and infancy a reality for all women and children. This goal is already recognized by UNICEF as a fundamental human right, and a legally binding international obligation.
At the APPPAH conference in 2010, Dr. Marti Glenn, noted that,