Tag Archives: dr. kathleen kendall-tackett

Science You Can Use: For sexual assault survivors, does breastfeeding affect depression and sleep?

An area of breastfeeding that gets little attention – but impacts an astoundingly large number of women – is the experience of sexual abuse survivors. When I spoke with Penny Simkin, author of When Survivors Give Birth, for a podcast  … Continue reading

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Last revised on 02/18/2013

Booby Traps Series: How “never bedshare” leads breastfeeding moms to more dangerous sleep arrangements

This is the 50th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. You’ve probably heard the sleep recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics:  Sleep with your baby in the same … Continue reading

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Last revised on 07/24/2012

Science You Can Use: How much DHA do nursing moms need?

Some of you may have heard about a recent meta-analysis published in Pediatrics which found that formula supplemented with long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (such as DHA) did not have a measurable effect on infants’ cognitive development. This is consistent with … Continue reading

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Last revised on 06/12/2012