Pregnant women have many questions, but here are many questions that they wont even know to ask!
Michelle Smith IAT, CPD and Owner of Embracing Babies interviews Debbie Benton, a certified Midwife assistant, Birthing and Postpartum Doula. Debbie is a wealth of information, you will be grateful you read what Debbie had to say!
Michelle: What is the cost of a birthing doula?
Debi: The cost of a doula can vary greatly. But it normally ranges from $1800 to 2500 and up.
Michelle: What is the cost of a midwife?
The cover accompanying TIME's story about attachment parenting made quite a stir.
The cover of the latest issue of TIME magazine horrified not only many people in our office, but pretty much the entire Internet. It shows a three-year-old boy sucking on his mother's breast while standing on a chair. The cover illustrates an article about the origins of "attachment parenting."
As a mom who still breastfeeds, I’ve learned to never say never when it comes to motherhood.
If you had showed me this Time Magazine cover, featuring a mother breastfeeding her toddler who is STANDING UP, one year ago, I would have laughed.
"Not me! That won't be me! I will breastfeed until she's around one. 10 months maybe?" Yet there I was the other day, nursing an almost one-year-old who was...standing up.
Want a little Einstein around the house? The role of genetics in intelligence—i.e., the extent to which our smarts are inherited—has long been an academic war zone. What can raise your child's chances? There's no single best recipe, but studies prove that keeping TV out of the nursery, shelling out for music lessons, breastfeeding, having a big library, and withholding cookies are just a few ways to boost your child's chances of success.
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The former Playmate suckled her own teet to avoid social embarrassment.
Celebs ... they're just like us! Or are they? Kendra Wilkinson raised eyebrows recently by admitting that she drank her own breast milk when she was nursing her now 21-month-old son, Hank Jr. Who would do such a thing??
New research shows that breastfeeding your baby can decrease the chances of breast cancer.
Breast cancer risk can be lowered in African-American women by breastfeeding, new research suggests. Research led by Julie R. Palmer, ScD, of Boston University, found that having multiple children raised the risk of a kind of aggressive breast cancer known as ER-negative, but that breastfeeding reduced it.
How my husband taught me to relax and let go as a parent.
Over time I started to trust my parental instincts in a way I hadn’t before. And as she grew, I marveled at the toddler she turned into: fiery and independent, sure of herself. She knew more of life than her brothers did at that age: she understood she wouldn’t always come first and things weren't always fair and she dealt. I realized my instinctual parenting had unintentionally taught her something: resilience.