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Even if Breast isn’t Best, it still deserves support

A while ago, a study came out showing no real significant long term benefit to breastfeeding, prompting a firestorm of debate. I saw a few people vehemently insist that the benefits of breastfeeding are not overstated- not because of evidence to back … Continue reading

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How a Lacatation Consultant Helped Me Let Go of Breastfeeding

I know that there are people who get pressured to formula feed, people who get pressured to stop breastfeeding early, people who face discrimination if they dare to feed their baby in public. I know that not everyone is in … Continue reading

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There is nothing wrong with how we feed our babies

Breastfeeding is something very dear to me. It’s also elusive as heck- our ongoing journey has been rocky. The ship has been smashed into the rocks far more often than we’ve had even a glimmer of smooth sailing. The metaphor … Continue reading

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Gender Neutral isn’t necessarily ideal, but I don’t know what is

Pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, parenthood- those are all highly gendered things to most people. I’ve been reading about it a lot, and it’s spoken of in highly gendered terms. Even people who are aware of trans people speak of birth with … Continue reading

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