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22 Ways To Support Other Parents During #ISupportYou Week

Suzanne Barston | Posted 01.04.2015 | Parents
Suzanne Barston

There are many definitions for the word support. And many arguments within the parenting community about what that word should mean, could mean, does mean.

You Don't Need to Know Why I'm Not Breastfeeding, Because it Shouldn't Matter

Suzanne Barston | Posted 12.23.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Barston

This Tower of (breastfeeding) Babble has reached a fever pitch. It's time for it to come down. Pick up your axe and start chopping. And next time someone asks, simply tell them, "You don't need to know why I don't breastfeed. Because it shouldn't matter."

Why There Are No Winners in the Battle of Breast vs. Bottle

Suzanne Barston | Posted 04.30.2014 | Parents
Suzanne Barston

What the Golen/Ramsey study shows should not be controversial. It's proof that whether a woman chooses, or is capable of, feeding a baby from her breast is not what defines her as a mother.

Our Bodies, Ourselves: Gisele's Breastfeeding Photo and Our Obsession With Our Physical Selves

Suzanne Barston | Posted 02.12.2014 | Women
Suzanne Barston

By focusing so much on these constructs of birth and breastfeeding and smacking the labels "progressive" or "feminist" on them, we're once again defining ourselves by our bodies and how they operate.

5 Ways To Change The Conversation About Breastfeeding And Formula

Posted 08.07.2013 | Parents

By Kim Simon, Suzanne Barston and Jamie Lynne Grumet Shame. Isolation. Guilt. Loneliness. Pride. Perseverance. Hope. Encouragement. La...