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Booby Traps Series: Our checklist for a breastfeeding-friendly birth

This post is the 54th in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Just as we’ve done for the prenatal and newborn period Booby Traps, we’ve created a checklist for beating the … Continue reading

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Booby Traps Series: 4 out of 5 hospitals supplement breastfed babies when it’s not medically necessary. Whose fault is that?

This post is the 19th in a series on Booby Traps made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. Today I’m writing about one of the biggest Booby Traps, the non-medically necessary supplementation of breastfed babies with formula, … Continue reading

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The author of “Pushed” on Early Elective Births

Following up on last week’s post on the Booby Trap of an early elective birth, we asked Jennifer Block, author of Pushed: The Painful Truth about Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care, to answer some questions on this topic. Pushed shines … Continue reading

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