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“Don’t Worry About it Hon”

“Don’t Worry About it Hon”

By Mia F | May 22nd, 2012 During my first pregnancy, as I was educating myself to prepare for my hospital birth with a midwife and a doula, there was actually quite a bit of support from the hospital around breastfeeding. A breastfeeding class was encouraged for both mother and partner; lactation consultants were staffed [...]

May 22, 2012 mire from the "real" pros Comments Off

THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF BREAST MILK

THE ECONOMIC VALUE OF BREAST MILK

By Peggy O’Mara | Thursday, April 19th, 2012 at 8:56 AM | http://mothering.com/peggyomara/breastfeeding-2/the-economic-value-of-breast-milk   The controversy about breastfeeding would be over if we counted breast milk production as part of our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the same way that we count formula production. The $4 billion a year in US formula sales is part of [...]

May 18, 2012 mire NEWS 3

Breasts in Mourning: How Bottle-Feeding Mimics Child Loss in Mothers’ Brains

Breasts in Mourning: How Bottle-Feeding Mimics Child Loss in Mothers’ Brains

After a successful birth, opting not to breast-feed may trigger evolved mourning behaviors- By Jesse Bering  | August 27, 2009 | http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=bottlefeeding-mimics-mourning Discussions of breastfeeding versus bottle-feeding usually focus on the baby: What’s best in terms of nutrition? Or an infant’s future mental health? But we’re going to take a different route. Let’s talk about the mother, and more [...]

May 18, 2012 mire NEWS 1

Amy Strand, Mom, Told She Couldn’t Carry Breast Pump On Plane

Amy Strand, Mom, Told She Couldn’t Carry Breast Pump On Plane

Huffington Post | First Posted: 03/ 2/2012 3:02 pm Updated: 03/ 2/2012 3:02 pm | http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/02/amy-strand-breast-milk_n_1317058.html?ref=travel&ir=Travel Amy Strand, mom of 9-month old, Eva, was traveling from Lihue to Maui Wednesday when a TSA agent told her she couldn’t carry her breast pump on board the plane because the milk bottles were empty. Strand then asked for [...]

May 14, 2012 mire NEWS Comments Off

Bottled Up “Sizzle” Reel 2011

Bottled Up “Sizzle” Reel 2011

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May 11, 2012 mire Bottled Up! Film NEWS Comments Off

Newborn Baby Crawl

Newborn Baby Crawl

Our german friend Olga with newborn baby Florentine doing the chest crawl – sister Mathilda giggling at her efforts in the background       [...]

May 5, 2012 mire Vlogs Comments Off

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A Place for Parents

A Place for Parents

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Madonna Project ©

Madonna Project ©

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April 21, 2012 mire Uncategorized Comments Off

Story of Oliver

Story of Oliver

By Poppy Peach | May 20th, 2012 They handed me the baby… then I handed him back. The nurse asked if I was ok, “my ears feel kind of muffled”, I said. She hit an alarm on the wall and the room filled with people trying to save my life. One woman read off my [...]

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