Do you believe breastfeeding support from an IBCLC and postpartum doula care should be free to all women?

It is an important question facing our nation. Childhood obesity and diabetes are on the rise, yet the rates of exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months in the USA hover at only 16%. How can all mothers access the support they need and deserve? Both the World Health Organization and  the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend … More Do you believe breastfeeding support from an IBCLC and postpartum doula care should be free to all women?

Tandem Breastfeeding: You CAN Do It!

Daisy C.H.A.I.N. Community Blossoms: Coley featured above and  Alice featured below. Photo submissions and written pieces about your experience of successful tandem nursing are most welcome! Top indicators for successful breastfeeding include seeing/having seen another woman breastfeed.  Let’s share our tandem successes so other mother’s can be successful too! Thank You. Please email to : info@daisychainmothering.org

MotherWork Series

Mother-Work: Women, Child Welfare and the State “[ Molly Ladd-Taylor] argues that mother-work, ‘women’s unpaid work of reproduction and caregiving motivated women’s public activism and “maternalist” ideology.’ Ladd-Taylor emphasizes the connection between mother-work and social welfare politics by showing that their mothering experiences led women to become active in the development of public health, education, … More MotherWork Series

MotherWork Series

By Emily Withalm ©2013 Women as Caregivers: Yoga as a Means of Self-Care Note: While this essay focuses on self-care as it pertains to women, the general information and suggestions for self-care are universal for anyone seeking to nurture themselves as a means of better serving ourselves and those around us. It occurred to me … More MotherWork Series