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What I Know About Being an Attachment Parent

What I Know About Being an Attachment Parent

By Alanis Morissette Grammy-winning musician and actress 06/04/2012 12:23 pm | http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alanis-morisette/attachment-parenting_b_1563667.html Gotta love it when something meant to instigate, instigates. Especially when what it instigates is a conversation of such far-reaching socio-psychological and physiological proportions. Jamie Lynn Grumet, the mom featured on TIME magazine’s cover breastfeeding her 3-year-old son, is this year’s most controversial subject of a photograph by far. [...]

June 5, 2012 mire NEWS Comments Off

Alanis Interview on Attachment Parenting and Our Footage…

Alanis Interview on Attachment Parenting and Our Footage…

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June 4, 2012 mire NEWS Comments Off

Alanis Morissette Will Breastfeed Son Until He Is ‘Finished’

Alanis Morissette Will Breastfeed Son Until He Is ‘Finished’

By Mikaela Conley | May 22, 2012 3:23pm | http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2012/05/22/alanis-morissette-will-breastfeed-son-until-he-is-finished/ Alanis Morissette is head over feet for breastfeeding, and said she plans on feeding her son the natural way until he “is finished and weaned.” “I think it affords the child, when he grows up, to have a lot less therapy to go to,” the “Jagged Little [...]

May 23, 2012 mire NEWS Comments Off

United States Ranks Last on Breast-Feeding Support

United States Ranks Last on Breast-Feeding Support

By KJ DELL’ANTONIA | May 15, 2012, 10:50 AM |  http://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/15/united-states-ranks-last-on-breast-feeding-support/   Does the United States — do we — really want women to breast-feed their  infants? The American Academy of Pediatrics certainly does. As do the Surgeon General and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, which clearly have the ring of officialdom about them. [...]

May 23, 2012 mire NEWS 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