Tag Archives: Magical Hour

Booby Traps Series: Our checklist for avoiding the Booby Traps in the hospital.

This is the 46th post in a series on Booby Traps, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. I’ve been writing for several months about Booby Traps moms experience in the hospital.  To wrap up this section, … Continue reading

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It’s Not Just About Breastfeeding

This Mother’s Day post is dedicated to the millions of moms who don’t or can’t breastfeed.  I am now one of them since breast cancer took my breasts, at age 37.  It’s for all of the moms who decide not to breastfeed, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Questions to Help You Find a Breastfeeding-Supportive Hospital

Want success?  Go where there is a track record for it!  If you have ruled out giving birth at home or at a birth center that is known to support breastfeeding, the hospital you choose (and where you live), can … Continue reading

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Booby Trap Series: Planning for a breastfeeding-friendly birth

This is the third in a series of posts on Booby Traps™ during pregnancy, made possible by the generous support of Motherlove Herbal Company. It’s time to wade into a sensitive topic here: the relationship between birth and breastfeeding.  I’m sure … Continue reading

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Did you get your Magical Hour?

“Birds do it, bees do it,  Even educated fleas do it, Let’s do it, let’s fall in love.”  It’s Valentine’s Day, and the drive to love  — and all the hugging, holding, and kissing that goes with it– is instinctive.   It’s … Continue reading

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