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This is the 56th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Why there so many myths about breastfeeding, I don’t know. But I do know that our health care providers, … Continue reading
Booby Traps Series: What part of “six months of exclusive breastfeeding” don’t our providers understand?
This post is the 55th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Have you heard any of these statements at your four or five month well child visit? “She looks great! … Continue reading
“If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not to use it.” – John H. Kennell, MD Doulas (trained support people for childbirth and postpartum) are associated with some great things: shorter labors, less interventions, fewer c-sections, and … Continue reading
By now you may have read the latest sensationalist headline suggesting that six months of exclusive breastfeeding “could harm babies,” according to the U.K.’s Guardian, which reported on a study in the British Medical Journal. The point of the study in the BMJ was to … Continue reading