Women’s Health Today

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January 2018

Are You An “Extreme” Mother?

What is the one and only certainty that exists as a mother?

How to Wean Gently

Teresa Pitman. This wasn’t quite how I’d been led to believe weaning happened.

Should HIV+ Mothers Breastfeed?

What about the fear that she may pass the virus to her baby in her milk ?

Placenta Encapsulation: An IBCLC’s Perspective

Sarah Hollister, RN, PHN, IBCLC shares her perspective on placenta encapsulation.

Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery

3 key messages really helped and have stuck with me ever since.

Oral Contraceptives: Not Just for Preventing Pregnancy

Preventing pregnancy is not the only reason women use "the pill".

Flying With Breast Milk

How to avoid having to dump your precious stash when flying with your expressed breast milk.

Milk Tears

Olivia was unable to suck or swallow. I didn't have a script for what to do next.

Breastfeeding With a Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

I did what everyone was telling me was impossible and breastfed my baby.

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