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Not that long ago women birthed alone, only doctors and nurses trained to see such horrors were allowed to be with expectant moms. Men were in the waiting room, hands full of cigars, anxiously awaiting the doctor to come out and announce if they had a new daughter or son. He dared not see his wife in any state other than dolled up making his dinner. Friends and family waited at home for carrier … Keep Reading!!!
Sleeping is an important part of everyone’s life. Good sleeping is a very vital fact to your mood and health. It also reduces tiredness, anxiety, and stress. In a busy life, good sleep can give you peace and rest. If you don’t sleep properly, it reflects your health. Moreover, it affects your working life and relationships. Sleeping is the best path to refresh your body and mind. When you wake up after a good night’s sleep, it brings refreshment to … Keep Reading!!!
I’ve seen very pregnant women try to Gangnam or Nae Nae themselves into labour. I’ve seen women sway themselves through contractions or try to walk them off. Yuki Nishizawa decided to ride the waves of labour through dance and it actually makes labour look like fun.
The husband’s commentary is almost as great as the dancing itself. Congratulations to the couple on their new addition.… Keep Reading!!!
Mamma Mia!!! To do their part to normalize breastfeeding these two women re-wrote and re-recorded Abba’s Dancing Queen. As an Abba fan this has got to be one of my favourites.
Because nothing says breastfeeding like Disco! You’ve got to give them credit for hitting some of those high notes!… Keep Reading!!!
I’ve updated it a bit as our children have gotten older and more vocal about experiences which they feel may help others.
This is our adoptive breastfeeding story, and why it was such a positive experience.
Having been breastfed by my mother until I was six, I was aware of the importance of breastfeeding, for the breastfed child, during a time of stress or trauma. Breastfed children do not normally use an inanimate item (such as a blanket or stuffed … Keep Reading!!!
Travel to the town of Weesp in the Netherlands and you can find a gated village called Hogeweyk. The village is making history as one of the top care facilities for people suffering with dementia.
Hogeweyk’s progressive practices have caught the world’s attention. The village staff consists of all doctors, nurses, and specialists providing 24-hour care in some of the most unusual ways.
The goal is to provide a space for severe dementia patients so … Keep Reading!!!
In a reverse of what we’re used to seeing, a husband surprises his wife with the news of their pregnancy.
Sam had an inkling that Nia was pregnant when she was 2 weeks late. He came up with a slightly strange plan: to steal her urine out of the toilet and test without her knowing. Despite being diluted, the test came up positive almost immediately.
Sam then surprises Nia and their two children with the great news. Clearly, Sam is … Keep Reading!!!
Instagram had to put its tail between its legs and issue yet another apology banning another account over posting breastfeeding images, against their own policies. According to their statement,
“We looked into what happened here, and this was a pure mistake that we’ve now rectified. For context, our teams review content when it’s reported to us for violating our Community Guidelines.
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They review millions of pieces of content daily – and as much as we’d like to be free of
Your baby’s first word is always an exciting milestone to observe in parenting. Like most parents, this couple was encouraging their child to say his first word, which they were hoping would be “mama.”… Keep Reading!!!
Netflix has announced the most amazing parental leave program I’ve seen yet. Netflix employees are now entitled to unlimited time off during the first year of their child’s life – with full pay! This program is offered to both mothers and fathers. Netflix has even taken the step to make sure it applies to adoptions. They have really ensured all employees, no matter who they decide to extend their families, are covered.
At any point, employees are welcome to come … Keep Reading!!!
The Formula Fed Baby
When I was pregnant with my first breastfeeding was a given to me. It just seemed like the normal thing to do and I never considered anything else. I was under the impression that it’s simple – latch baby – end of story. I set up no support system, I didn’t do any research.
At the hospital I was made to feel like I couldn’t do it until the nurse was there to “help” latch baby, … Keep Reading!!!
Alanis Morissette celebrated World Breastfeeding Week by sharing this beautiful photo on her Instagram account.
She also added a link to a wonderful piece she wrote about breastfeeding from her website.
Alanis makes her wishes for us clear
I wish for those of us whom are terrified of breastfeeding to get to a place where we barely notice.
In reference to breasts being such an uncomfortable body part to discuss and see she states
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My wish for us