Do You Love that Eugene, Oregon Has a Breastfeeding Resource Center Open to ALL Families?

 We are asking YOU to donate $5 to keep Eugene’s ONLY Breastfeeding Resource Center Open to ALL Families! Click to DONATE $5 Today All it takes to be part of keeping this center open is a $5 donation and asking 2 friends to join you! This Mother’s Day please give $5 to keep Neighborhood New-Mothering … More Do You Love that Eugene, Oregon Has a Breastfeeding Resource Center Open to ALL Families?

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Breastfeeding in the 2nd Year: The next 12 months By Jennie Hawthorn Mayes, IBCLC  How might the breastfeeding relationship change after the first 12 months? What can mothers expect?   Mobility becomes a big issue! This cartoon sums it up. Nursing toddlers will find all sorts of interesting ways and positions to breastfeed in,it can make nursing … More MotherWork Series

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Alternative Medicine Empowers Breastfeeding Mothers  By Natasha Joseph ©2013 Herbs, Homeopathy, Natural Remedies are commonly thought of as a modern day fad, particularly for certain earth-loving, tree-hugging individuals. Alternative medicines, however, have been used by women since time immemorial. The term alternative medicine distinguishes itself from allopathic medicine which is most commonly used today especially … More MotherWork Series

Tell Portland International Airport (PDX) to Create a Lactation Room (clean, private, with a sink that is not a restroom)

Come on PDX! It’s time to show the World that Portland is Breastmilk Friendly! THE SIGNATURE GOAL IS 1,200,000 BECAUSE THIS IS THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF VISITORS/TRAVELERS EACH MONTH AT THE PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (PDX). SPREAD THE WORD, PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE THIS IMPORTANT PETITION. Mothers are busy people, we breastfeed our children when they are … More Tell Portland International Airport (PDX) to Create a Lactation Room (clean, private, with a sink that is not a restroom)

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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

First Preceptor Site in Oregon for Lactation Consultants In Training!

Daisy C.H.A.I.N. Creating Healthy Alliances In New-Mothering Becomes the First Clinical Hours Site In Oregon for UCSD Extension Pathway 2 Students! Our organization is pleased to announce our partnership with the UCSD Extension Lactation Consultant program.  Part of our mission at Daisy C.H.A.I.N. Creating Healthy Alliances In New-Mothering is “to provide the community with research … More First Preceptor Site in Oregon for Lactation Consultants In Training!

Choices in maternity care: a new normal?

The myth of a modern maternity is sold as the end of a story of progression. Actually, it is a choice in a model of care. Midwifery care still exists in the United States. Furthermore, within physician-attended prenatal, birth, and postpartum maternity care, doctors can vary their personal standards and use of interventions. Additionally, the World … More Choices in maternity care: a new normal?