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April 2017

How to Make Peace with a Difficult Birth

What makes a birth experience difficult? What determines how a mother will feel? What you can do to resolve it.

When Postpartum Packs a Punch

"First I had a baby. Then I felt crazy."

Do Science Like a Girl

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett on feminism in breastfeeding research methods.

Upcoming Book: From Bump to Grind

Hey Everyone, This is just a quick post to let you all know about our upcoming title From Bump to Grind: The Secret Scoop on Labor, Delivery, and Early Motherhood by Sarah Checcone. Look forward to a release date in the very... Continue Reading →

Does Pitocin Lower Mother’s Risk of Depression and Anxiety?

Does Synthetic Oxytocin Lower Mothers’ Risk of Postpartum Depression and Anxiety? A Review of a Recent Study by Kroll-Desrosiers et al. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA and Kerstin Uvnas-Moberg, MD, PhD Kroll-Desrosiers, A.R., Nephew, B.C., Babb, J.A., Guilarte-Walker, Y., Moore... Continue Reading →

Why Breastfeeding Protects Mental Health

Watch Kathleen Kendall-Tackett's video about how breastfeeding protects a mother's mental health.

Treatment of Women in Childbirth

Are women receiving respectful care during labor? And why this matters.

Seven Sisters for Seven Days

Follow the link to listen to Michelle Peterson on Voice America talk about the Seven Sisters approach to postpartum care; the subject of her recently published book: Seven Sisters for Seven Days.

Finding Sufficiency

For the mother who cannot produce a full milk supply for her baby, messages advocating breastfeeding can be hard to hear.

Simple Ways to Calm a Crying Baby and Have a More Peaceful Night’s Sleep

The science of nighttime care.

Women’s Mental Health Across the Lifespan

Two important new titles for women's mental health.

Updated Handout: SIDS, Risks and Realities

SIDS: Risk and Realities is authored by Sarah Ockwell-Smith, Wendy Middlemiss, Tracy Cassels, Helen Steven, and Darcia Narvaez. In addition to the white paper, the May 2013 issue of Clinical Lactation is also available at Praeclarus Press. This issue focuses on... Continue Reading →

Mental Health and the Breastfeeding Mother

The more options that mothers have, the more likely they are to find a treatment (or a combination) that works for them.

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