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?
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 : email@example.com
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
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