Women’s Health Today

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A-Z Praeclarus Books

An alphabetical list of Praeclarus Press books with links.

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Welcome to Women’s Health Today

Introduction to Women's Health Today from Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA.

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The Fourth Trimester or First 3 Months Following Birth

Subverting the expectations of our current birthing culture or observing the mother's sovereignty?


The Mother in the Tilt-a-Whirl Bed

I’ve seen so few mothers die after birth, I’m probably overly optimistic that this mother will survive.

Overcoming Postpartum Psychosis

The most serious mental illness related to childbearing.

Kiss Me! In Defence of Children

An incident in this popular pediatrician's clinic brought home to him the extent of his power.

Our Perverse Approach to Breastfeeding: Historic Proportions

James Akre finds a startling parallel of historic proportions.

Surviving Bereavement: 7 steps to help you on your journey

They tell us it’s messy, exhausting and can feel like it’s happening to someone else.

DONA International’s review of Battling Over Birth

Sharon Muza reviews Battling Over Birth.

Six Months of Breastfeeding Reduces Mothers’ Risk of Heart Disease

New study reveals six months of breastfeeding reduces mothers’ risk of heart disease.

What You Should Know about Epidurals, Pitocin, and Other Birth Interventions: Impact on Breastfeeding and Perinatal Mental Health

Read about an opportunity to earn 1.5 L CERPs while watching an in-depth presentation on birth interventions.

Black History Month

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA says, "I’m often asked why we need to highlight health issues among African-Americans."

Making Birth a Positive Experience

Mother and baby deserve to be at the center of the childbirth care model.

Dry Eyes in Menopause: Something to Cry About

Dry Eye Disease is an underrecognized trouble in perimenopausal and menopausal women.

3 Ways For a New Mother to Mother Herself

I’m thinking, says Teresa Pitman, you probably don’t need to be convinced of your need to be mothered as you make your own giant leap into motherhood.

Poverty: A Tale of Two Mothers, Miles Apart

There was nothing from the phone call that warned me it was an emergency.

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