Global Team of 200

Global Team of 200 is a highly specialized group of members of Mom Bloggers for Social Good that concentrates on issues involving women and girls, children, world hunger and maternal health.

Our Motto: Individually we are all powerful. Together we can change the world. We believe in the power of collective action to help others and believe in ourselves to make this world a better place for our children and the world’s children.


It happened for the first time two weeks ago. My 10-month-old baby got sick.

Up until then, she has had no sniffles. No runny noses. No fevers. No ear infections or aches. No doctor’s visits. Not-a-one.

At ten months, she’s eating a wonderfully colorful diet of fruits, vegetables, organic meats, and dairy products; she also still nurses. Though I am grateful every day for the many merits of breastfeeding, never have I been more grateful than when she recently caught that small stomach bug. As I breastfed her, it struck me again how powerful breastfeeding is for the prevention of illnesses – here in the USA and around the world. Read more of Stephanie’s story at Saving Babies’ Lives - one boob at a time - Metropolitan Mama

Stephanie Sheaffer is a writer, reader, entrepreneur, and the mother of three little girls. She is the founder of Metropolitan Mama and editor-in-chief of TucsonTopia. Find her on Twitter @stephsday and on Pinterest @stephanielikes.