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Barbara

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

Breastfeeding After Breast Reduction Surgery

There were three key messages that really helped and have stuck with me ever since.

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Flying With Breast Milk

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

Lactation and Donation of Breast Milk After the Loss of a Baby

It validated who I was, a postnatal mother with a body still soft after giving birth, with breasts still capable of nourishing my beautiful newborn baby.

Breastfeeding With a Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate

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

9 Stupid Things People Say to Women Who’ve Experienced a Traumatic Birth

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett lists 9 stupid things not to say to the mother who has experienced a traumatic birth.

Why I Approve of Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding a child in public should have nothing to do with modesty.

Exercise as a Treatment for Depression in New Mothers Instead of Antidepressants

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett looks at the research confirming exercise to be an effective antidepressant, even in those with major depression.

A Breastfeeding Narrative. Metaphorically Yours, James Akre

How to look at breastfeeding from a fresh perspective.

Breastfeeding is Our Common Mother Tongue

James Akre says breastfeeding is a universal constant across space and time.

Should Mothers Avoid Nighttime Breastfeeding to Decrease their Risk of Depression?

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett asks, "Will avoiding nighttime breastfeeding preserve mothers’ mental health by allowing them to get more sleep?"

Light Therapy to Treat Depression in Pregnant and Postpartum Women

Is light therapy a suitable treatment for pregnant and postpartum women? Kathleen Kendall-Tackett looks at the research.

7 Unhelpful Things People Say to Women about Breastfeeding Following Sexual Abuse

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett on attitudes that disempower and undermine mothers' goals.

Vitamin D and Its Surprising Link to Perinatal Depression, Health Disparities, and the Health Impact of Adversity

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett examines Vitamin D deficiency and the link with depression.

How Mothers Can Keep Sane During the Holiday Season

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett on how to make the holiday season enjoyable for everyone.

Our Alien Attitudes to Breastfeeding

Real-world examples about attitudes toward breasts, breastfeeding and breast milk

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