Media Contacts
Anne Sweeney: anne [at]

Phone: 617-245-0200
Fax: 617-245-0201

Our Bodies Ourselves
5 Upland Road #3
Cambridge, MA 02140

Organization Name

Our Bodies Ourselves — no punctuation — is the name of the organization (formerly Boston Women’s Health Book Collective).

“Our Bodies, Ourselves” — with a comma after Bodies — is the name of the book.


Judy Norsigian, Founder & Executive Director | bio and photo

Key issues: genetics and reproductive technologies, including egg donation and cross-border surrogacy; pregnancy and childbirth, including midwives; drug oversight and safety; body image, including breast implant safety; sexualization of girls and young women

OBOS’s staff and board members are also available for media interviews.


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Founders of the BWHBC-- thumb

Founders of Our Bodies Ourselves, circa 1975
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Cover: “Our Bodies, Ourselves” (2011)
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cover of Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

Cover: “Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth” (2008)
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Our Bodies Ourselves: Menopause

Cover: “Our Bodies, Ourselves: Menopause” (2006)
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cover of the 1970 OBOS

Cover: “Women and Their Bodies” (1970)
Stapled pages, circulated by hand
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cover of Our Bodies, Ourselves 1971

Cover: “Women and Their Bodies” (1971)
Printed by New England Free Press
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cover of the 1973 edition of Our Bodies, Ourselves

Cover: “Our Bodies, Ourselves” (1973)
Published by Simon & Schuster
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