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Doraine Bailey’s review of “Under One Sky”

A review of our new book, Under One Sky by Chris Auer

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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.

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.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Visiting a New Baby

While an extra pair of hands can be welcome, some visitors may bring advice and comments that are not at all helpful

Ten Tips to Fend Off the Baby Blues

Being aware of the possibility and having some tools to help combat depression if it occurs or returns can be a good idea for an at-risk pregnant mother.

You Have the Right to Breastfeed Your Baby

An infographic on your rights as a breastfeeding mother.

Giving Birth Without Drugs

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?

Birth Interventions and the Impact on Breastfeeding

A baby’s willingness and ability to breastfeed may be affected by what happens during the birth.

How Do You Feel, Dad?

Did you think about this part 9 months ago? Wendy Jones BSc, MSc, PhD, MRPharmS on dad's importance.

Why Breastfeeding Protects Mental Health

Watch Kathleen Kendall-Tackett's video about how breastfeeding protects a mother's mental health.

Treatment of Women in Childbirth

Are women receiving respectful care during labor? And why this matters.

What about Swaddling?

Research on the safety of swaddling babies is contradictory.

Controlled Crying and Long-Term Harm

Kathleen Kendall-Tackett, PhD, IBCLC, FAPA on whether the recommendation of controlled crying as a parenting practice has any basis.

How Do Mothers Get More Sleep?

Another look at nighttime breastfeeding and postpartum depression.

Four Reasons Our Sleep Is Being Disturbed

Controversy over sleep behavior in public health campaigns. How can we improve sleep safety and lower infant mortality rates without compromising breastfeeding?

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