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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.


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.

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.

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.

Is the Holiday Season Stressful?

A touch of realism perhaps when fairytale images don't materialize?

Bad Childhood. Great Life

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA looks at the long-term effects on health of difficult experiences in childhood and how you can overcome them.

Podcast: Top 3 Tips for Stressing Less during the Holidays

In this podcast, Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett interviews Dr. Diane Sanford, author of Stress Less, Live Better, on how to successfully reduce holiday stress.

Give Thanks Every Day

A family tradition

The Comfort of Childhood Toys and Attachment

Our attachment to cuddly toys and what psychologists have said about comfort objects and child development.

Pay it Forward

Thanksgiving challenge.

Podcast: Top 3 Tips for Practicing Gratitude

Just in time for Thanksgiving. Dr. Kathleen Kendall-Tackett interviews Dr. Diane Sanford on using gratitude to help relieve stress.

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