Free Ain’t Free

Originally posted on Breastfeed Chicago:
Dad was right. There’s no such thing as a free lunch. First, some stats: In 2013, 11.1% of Illinois babies had been exclusively breastfed at 6 months old. This means no formula supplementation and no solids. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Healthy People 2020 initiative wants us to…

Transitioning Through A Crisis

Maternal Health In The USA Fails The American Family No matter how far we believe we have come, we have to identify with the issues at hand here in America, as it relates to maternal mortality and infant death. As I worked this weekend, drafting new content and a more positive branding structure for theContinue reading “Transitioning Through A Crisis”

Do You Know Your Breastfeeding Rights in the Workplace

Understanding Your Breastfeeding Rights in the Workplace May 7, 2014 By Cara Terreri By Kathie Marinelli With more than half of women with infants employed, simple workplace accommodations are critical for breastfeeding success. By understanding your rights as a breastfeeding employee and learning how to plan for your return to work, you can successfully transition back toContinue reading “Do You Know Your Breastfeeding Rights in the Workplace”

Ditch the due date! Let’s start talking about the due month: or even 6 weeks

Originally posted on Well Mother:
This was the message that Sara Wickham asked us to share after her talk:  “10 things I wish women knew about induction” held at the Watershed in Bristol last night. Let’s stop asking women about their due date and,  instead, ask about the month in which their baby is due,…

SOCIAL MEDIA NITECAP:

The Intune Mother Project – TIM… Is not just about saving Black mothers & babies, social entrepreneurship, or offering the community health services. What we are about, is saving the spirit of family through the collectivity of a conscious humanity. The difference between what we are doing and what has been done, is finding theContinue reading “SOCIAL MEDIA NITECAP:”