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Ricki Lake: New Feminist?

I learned recently that former talk show hostess Rick Lake has begun work on another documentary concerning women’s health. This one, called Sweetening the Pill, has me really excited because it supposedly is going to be focused on shedding light

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My Top 5 Breastfeeding Moments

It’s World Breastfeeding Week, a week set aside to encourage breastfeeding in expectant mothers and show support for those who are currently nursing their children.  I have been breastfeeding my children pretty much for the last seven years.  There were

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To Feed A Child

“No one here is going to tell you that you can’t breastfeed your baby, but here are your daughter’s test results,” the doctor told me as I looked longingly at my four week old daughter. She had an IV on

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My Breast Effort

I love breastfeeding. It might be one of my favorite wonders of the female body.  Being able to nourish my baby, with my body, even though she is on the outside, is awesome.  I love the bonding that I get

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There’s an App for that

Gotta love innovations that make motherhood easier (and just plain cool!) Our own Kristin Detloff shares the latest on smartphone apps created with the nursing mama in mind over at  Read her latest TechTalk post and then share your

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Supporting our Sisters

New Feminists Encourage NEVER Condemn Other Women Men have known for ages about the power of a woman’s words; how their wives can completely demoralize their efforts with a simple raise of the eyebrows and a quick, “Really, dear?”.  We women instinctively

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