What can we learn from the cultural postpartum rituals of low-income, developing countries?
Professor Darcia Narvaez examines what makes the human species unique.
A glimpse at what all women may confront but that few discuss. What we know and don't know.
What helps mothers succeed at breastfeeding a premature baby?
The Big Letdown: How Medicine, Big Business, and Feminism Undermine Breastfeed. Pediatricians say you should but it's okay if you don't. The hospital says, "Breast is best," but sends you home with formula "just in case." Your sister-in-law says, "Of... Continue Reading →
Does Acetaminophen increase the risk of autism? Dr. William Parker describes his latest research. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IdGTOprxeI
Of course, first time mothers want to cover every eventuality.
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If my mother had given birth without drugs and found it a positive experience—one she liked to share with us—why couldn’t I?
Information on Acetaminophen and Autism by Dr. William Parker
Postpartum depression is a serious medical condition that may co-occur with substance use disorders. Integrated treatment is essential to successful recovery.
What is happening biologically when a baby’s suckling releases the hormone oxytocin and how does this induce calm?
The Roar Behind the Silence: Why Kindness, Compassion and Respect Matter in Maternity Care For many years there has been growing concern about the culture of fear that is penetrating maternity services throughout the world, and that the fear felt... Continue Reading →
I felt I was failing as a mother and maybe even as a woman.