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Contact Barbara E: barbara.higham@gmail.com Editor at womenshealthtoday.blog Writer at barbarahigham.wordpress.com

The Psychology of Reading and Why Our Stories Matter

Why reading stories improves our ability to empathize

Why Cry-It-Out Can Be Bad for the Brain

How some parenting techniques can cause chronic stress.

Health Implications for Breastfeeding Mothers

Women deserve to hear about the maternal health implications of their infant feeding choices.

Where Babies Sleep

Where mothers think babies should sleep and their reasons for particular nighttime practices.

Why We Learn How to Form Relationships

Attachment bonds and the parenting spectrum.

Right-Brained Breastfeeding

How exactly do you use a right-brained approach to breastfeed your baby?

Why Eating Less Won’t Solve the “Obesity Epidemic”

What's being left out of the discussion?

How Bright Light Therapy Helps Seasonal Affective Disorder

Do you dread the shorter, darker days that come as the nights draw in? Kathleen Kendall-Tackett looks at how and why light therapy can bring relief.

The Tongue-Tie Controversy and Role of the IBCLC

Why Kathleen Kendall-Tackett assembled experts round a table to discuss tongue-tie.

Addiction: What Are the Risk Factors?

Statistically women are more prone to addiction than men.

Lifestyle Blogs and Breastfeeding Ideology

A study on the “Boob-Swinging Derelicts.” How does ideology affect women’s perspectives on breastfeeding before they are pregnant?

Why Trauma-Informed Care Needs to be Our Standard

What are the six key principles of TIC? The standard of care for IBCLCs.

A Tribute to Marshall Klaus

On the death of an important figure in the field of childbirth.

Depressed and the Breast: How Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression Intersect

Management of breastfeeding and postpartum depression must involve consideration of both to provide holistic care that meets the needs of mothers and babies.

Opioid Use and Breastfeeding

"The decision to breastfeed, among women in treatment for opioid use is complicated by personal challenges, social barriers, and cultural stigma."

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