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Category Archives: Babies
It is no secret that breastfeeding is the way that babies were meant to be fed, nourished, and soothed. Through the consistent results from studies conducted on the benefits of breastfeeding, we know that breastfeeding is absolutely worth giving it … Continue reading
I wanted to take a moment to welcome in Pregnancy Awareness Month by sharing with you the article I wrote which appeared in The Daily Yonder last week. I am very excited about the response it has generated. There has … Continue reading
AlJazeera English has created an excellent and concise documentary on the issue of the overuse of cesarean surgery in the United States. I watched it last night after seeing it linked to The Unnecesarean’s Facebook page. Today, I share it … Continue reading
Today, would have been my calculated due date for my second daughter – Ivy Pearl, had she actually been born on this day three years ago. The date my midwife calculated was April 16th. The day she was born was … Continue reading
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April is Cesarean Awareness Month. This is a topic dear to my heart, and I hope to be able to share with you some helpful information, websites, online video, and inspiring stories throughout the month of April. The first story … Continue reading
Last week the Kentucky state legislature passed Senate Bill 110 which will allow optometrists to perform some basic laser surgery procedures that have generally been limited to opthalmologists. The bill is aimed at improving the possibilities of eye care in rural … Continue reading
I love parenting newborns, and if there is any one thing I miss most about not having a newborn in the house anymore – it is breastfeeding. Breastfeeding was a very satisfying experience for me, despite the difficulty I had … Continue reading
If I sympathize with any aspect of late pregnancy most, it is hearing the news that your baby is “big” or “too big”. Our family grows big babies. I was born a bit over 9lbs. (my mother’s first child) and … Continue reading