Tag Archives: Breastfeeding

Decision Making in Pregnancy and Parenting: It's Not Black and White

I recently read this excerpt from Emily Oster’s book, “Expecting Better: Why The Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong — and What You Really Need to Know.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/20/expecting-better-emily-oster_n_3780541.html In her book Oster presents the model that she teaches university business students to … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding is Normal

This week is World Breastfeeding Awareness Week. Why do we need a “breastfeeding awareness week?” It’s because we have forgotten that around the world, across cultures, since the beginning of time, that breastfeeding is just simply, normal. It has been the biologically … Continue reading

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Mom Breastfeeds Her 6 year Old and Social Media Goes Crazy.

“The foundation for healthy growth and development in later years is established to a large degree in the first six years of life.” – Toward a Healthy Future: Second report of the Health of Canadians {Federal, Provincial and territorial Advisory … Continue reading

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What Are the Benefits to Normal Term Nursing?

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What it's Like to Nurse an 8 Year Old

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Should Breastfeeding Mothers Pump to Feed their Children in Public?

A comment on Today’s Parent article about a nurse in that took place after a recent human rights violation regarding breastfeeding stated: “God so sick and tired of these women who constantly complain….and I am sorry you wanna whip out … Continue reading

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Drinking Love

I am writing a new book.  It actually has been written in my head since my pregnancy in 2011 but I am finally putting it down on paper, well technically typing it on to virtual paper.  I was inspired by … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding: Whatever it Takes or Making Excuses?

This post on the Alpha Parent is stirring up some emotions in breast-feeders and non breast-feeders alike.  http://www.thealphaparent.com/2012/06/news-flash-breastfeeding-requires.html?showComment=1341528185382#c8066091406113027909 I think it comes off harsh but I can understand where she is coming from.  There are many things in here that … Continue reading

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"My Greatest Acheivement to Date"

By Guest Blogger Emma White I should probably start by mentioning the fact that my son was a very long, big baby and I am only 5ft tall – his head never engaged into my pelvis and i never went … Continue reading

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Nursing Against All Odds

By Guest Blogger Danielle Sherman I know more about breastfeeding (BF) because of my struggles with nursing than most of my friends know about BF who have, and had, no issues. Thankfully many people have asked for my advice while … Continue reading

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