First we found out what the Disney Princesses would look like in real life, then what their life is like as moms, someone showed us what they’d look like if they traded in their tiaras for a career as a pin-up model and, of course, the historically accurate princesses. and now we finally get breastfeeding in public princesses.
Even they can take a break from their Princessing duties to lend a hand to … Keep Reading!!!
A couple of weeks ago I was invited by the non-profit Vibe Israel to visit the country and meet with some of the top parenting activists in the area. I will be releasing multiple articles which focus on some of the most interesting people and encounters that I had on this adventure.
Interview with Liat Vardi-Bar
When you’re pregnant, there’s always a chance of things not going as planned. Usually a quick labor would still involve being close to your support, or at least having 911 on call. 30,000 feet in an air, over the Pacific Ocean you have none of that support. Luckily, for a mom-to-be on a recent flight from Taiwan to Los Angeles a pediatrician was returning from her honeymoon on the same flight.
Dr. Angelica Zen was coming back from Bali when … Keep Reading!!!
A health unit in the Grey Bruce Region of Ontario, Canada has put together a Breastfeeding Friendly business toolkit. This kit is designed to help businesses and organizations with strategies and resources to support their customers as well as their employees. This is great timing as just this summer a local restaurant asked a nursing mom, who was waiting on a friend, to leave their premises, in direct defiance of Ontario’s Human Rights Code.
Dr. Hazel Lynn, Grey … Keep Reading!!!
And this Mean Girls onesie set (Why are you so obsessed with me // you’re like really pretty)
Country/pop singer Jessie Jamies Decker shared a beautiful photo of herself breastfeeding her newborn baby boy on Facebook. Of course, she was met with some criticism because boobs scare people when they aren’t used in a sexual manner. Her response to the haters was to share another one a few hours later, making sure it was a close up.
She said she originally felt it was too much to share but the rude comments inspired her to go for … Keep Reading!!!
This is, by far, the most accurate definition of a modern love-story I’ve seen. You know when facebook glitches and everyone goes into panic? Stop it! It may be Mark Zuckerburg trying to bring you to the love of your life. Alright, probably not but, for these two, it worked.
In 2009, a man in Arkansas logged into his Facebook on his flip-phone. Instead of asking for his login information he found himself already signed on. After making several … Keep Reading!!!
By: A.M., IANtB Science Editor
We don’t usually get political here, but since the U.S. is the only Western country without any form of paid parental leave, Jamie and I have both discussed our curiosity about its possible effects on breastfeeding success. In a 1999 article in Demography, Roe et al. demonstrated a positive correlation between parental leave and duration of breastfeeding.
So far, three states have instituted a paid parental leave policy. D.C.’s program would be the … Keep Reading!!!
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Roughly 20 per cent of pregnancies end in a loss and yet it is still the only loss that people are expected to grieve in silence about.
Jessica Zucker, a psychologist specializing in women’s reproductive and maternal mental health, understands this pain all too well on both profession and personal levels. One thing she noticed after her own loss was that card stores are full of condolences for funerals, loss of … Keep Reading!!!
This week, on Dancing With the Stars, contestants were challenged to choose the most meaningful year of their lives and create a dance that reflected their experiences. Bindi Irwin, daughter of the beloved Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, chose 2006, the year her dad passed away.
It was, understandably, a very emotional week for the now 17-year-old Bindi, and the most candid she’s been about her dad’s death yet. She goes on to deliver a flawless dance to Every Breath … Keep Reading!!!
By the age of six, Jaden Hayes had lost both of his parents but he refuses to let that keep him down. He is on a mission to make 33,000 people smile.
With the help of his aunt, who is his guardian, he has collected 500 smiles already. It started with Jaden asking his aunt to buy him toys he could hand out to kids and has grown into a mission to make every person in his Savannah, Georgia hometown … Keep Reading!!!
Kim Kardashian is pregnant with her second child, and from her recent comments regarding her pregnancy, she is definitely not feeling particularly glow-y in her current condition.
“I’m gonna keep it real: For me, pregnancy is the worst experience of my life! LOL!” The reality star wrote on October 5th. “I don’t enjoy one moment of it and I don’t understand people who enjoy it.”