All Posts Tagged ‘breastfeeding’

  • Prenatal Classes

    Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

    As it is the start of another new year I am struck yet again at how quickly the time passes. Our babies become toddlers and then pre-schoolers, grade-schooler and beyond. And it happens in what feels like a moment. I thought we would spend this week talking about all the possible classes that can prepare you for the new adventure of bringing home a new baby (or two).

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  • Breasts – What On Earth Are They For?

    Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

    Here again, is the beauty of having a forum for my own thoughts, opinions, and philosophies. The luxury of it being written is that anyone can choose to read it or not read it, have an opinion about it, comment on it or best yet, to really think about what is behind just the words.

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  • The Infamous Breast-Feeding Time Magazine Cover

    Thursday, May 31st, 2012

    You were probably sleeping, or working, or feeding kids, or any number of a million other things a couple of weeks ago… BUT if you are hanging out with me here then the odds are good that you had to have seen the cover of Time magazine. Once again, the topic of parenting and especially breast-feeding, sent opinions flying.

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  • How to Burp Your Baby

    Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

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  • Breast Feeding Saves Lives

    Monday, April 5th, 2010

    A few days ago a study was released by the American Academy of Pediatrics showing that hundreds of babies’ lives could be saved each year if U.S. women breastfed their babies for the first six months of life.

    This is not entirely new news. In 2001, The American Academy of Pediatrics came out solidly with the recommendation that all babies be exclusively breast fed for a minimum of six months and optimally for one year. The interesting thing about this study is that it was connected primarily as a cost analysis related to childhood illness and disease.

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