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World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Support Breastfeeding for a Healthier Planet

How appropriate, given our state of the world right now. The CoVid19 virus has created a positive impact on the environment. Less people are driving, less production, and overall pollution being created. What Does any of This Have to do With Breastfeeding? The production and packaging of formula creates a lot of waste. The opposite …

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Your Baby Doesn’t Need a Decorated Nursery and all the Latest Gadgets

I know you want to make the nursery look nice, and make sure you have all the equipment your friends said you must have. This has nothing to do with your baby, and everything to do with the culture we live in. It seems that so many parents are concerned with the stuff a baby …

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POSTPARTUM DOULA: NINE ROLES DEFINED

The postpartum doula has been around longer than I have been at it (1991), yet there are still many people who don’t know what a doula is. There is often much confusion with a midwife, who is clinically trained. Many doulas worked hard to get doula into the dictionary. Online Meriam Webster’s says: “a woman who is …

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