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Expecting a Daughter

As I discussed in this post, my husband and I are expecting a daughter come August. Beyond being pushed to either the pink or blue sides of the aisle at baby stores (unless you’re at Target!), and a bit of direction for picking a name for the baby, I was curious to see the research specific… Read More Expecting a Daughter

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Breastfeeding Practices and Attitudes, Part 1

One of the most sensitive debates in “mom circles” is what method of feeding to pursue with your newborn. Hospitals strongly advocate breastfeeding for a multitude of health reasons (nutritional, immunological, developmental, psychological [Acker, 2009]) for both the baby and mother, offering breastfeeding classes and providing lactation consultants that visit your room upon delivery (and… Read More Breastfeeding Practices and Attitudes, Part 1