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Smart Bedsharing Gives Breastfeeding Mothers More Sleep

Diana West | Posted 08.08.2014 | Parents
Diana West

Bedsharing works so well because breastfeeding mothers and babies are hardwired to be together during vulnerable sleep periods.

The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding

Brian Leaf | Posted 08.09.2014 | Parents
Brian Leaf

Breast milk is beyond science. We have yet to fully understand it, and we will certainly never reproduce its equal in a laboratory. It is a mystery, like quantum physics and black holes and the appeal of Bikram yoga.

Elisabeth Badinter Is Wrong, Motherhood Is Not A Prison

Melissa Fay Greene | Posted 04.24.2012 | Parents
Melissa Fay Greene

Philosopher Elisabeth Badinter assumes that her description of a child centered world is the result of new social pressures on women. What's really new are the novel ways that modern mothers of young children are finding to cope.

It's Official: August Is National Breastfeeding Month

Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC | Posted 10.16.2011 | Parents
Gina Cicatelli Ciagne, CLC

Many moms, medical experts, and lactation educators have long celebrated World Breastfeeding Month in August. But the United States Breastfeeding Committee has now proclaimed that August is officially National Breastfeeding Month.

Breast Milk To Haiti: Red Cross Tells Americans Not To Send It

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The Red Cross is urging concerned women to stop sending their breast milk to Haiti, arguing that transportation, storage and screening create an unnec...