Please, Please Mama…Pick Up Your Crying Baby

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This past week I saw two different women pushing crying babies in their prams.  One woman was walking around the shops with her baby crying and crying as she talked on her phone, trying to get her little one to sleep without having to hold or feed her. I wanted to cry for that baby who just wanted to be cuddled and I ... Read More »

To The Man Who Called Me A, “Whiny, Judgmental Cow”…

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So…today was interesting. I posted something on my Facebook page today. Here is the post I wrote… After getting over 100 comments (the vast majority positive) I ended up having to ban three people from my page and then had to delete the post all together! They were angry and upset and had no interest in seeing the research that was ... Read More »

An Argument For The “Comfort” Breastfeed…

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“He is just breastfeeding for comfort.” “You really do not have to feed him again, he is just looking for comfort.” “She is not really hungry, just feeding for comfort.” Many of us have heard (or read) these words… Almost daily I hear from women who have been told that they should not breastfeed their baby for comfort.  I also frequently ... Read More »

Can we please bring back the hairy bush?…Us busy mothers really need one less thing to think about.

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Yes, I’m an IBCLC. I’m usually writing about breastfeeding, attachment parenting, sleep deprivation and relationships. I help women and their families with breastfeeding issues and challenges, among other things. But you know what, I also have pubic hair. And since it is no longer 1970, I shave. Or wax. Or trim…and you know what else I want to say? I’m ... Read More »