Maternal Feminism

I'm not going to put the entire article out there, just the gist of it. Feminist mothering, according to Dr. O’Reilly, needs to focus on the things that patriarchal...

Started by Katherine on 07/11/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 07/19/2011 by Katherine


No Epidural Allowed!

I just came across this blog about a Utah lawmaker that wants patients on Medicaid to not be allowed epidural to cut costs....

Started by Lindsay on 08/26/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 09/01/2010 by C.


How do you feel about today's "social norms"?

Am I the only one that is driven absolutely crazy by the distortion of child birth and infant care in America. I can't stand how it's perfectly normal now that less than have of...

Started by Melissa on 09/04/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 09/11/2010 by Shannon



Hello I'm Rebekah. I'm the new admin for the december 2008 babies. Just a little bit about myself. I'm 20 years old a mom of a almost 5 month old little boy. I'm a stay at home...


my sons weight issue please help

hi we took our 19 month old son to the clinic today to get weighed last month he weighed a healthy 23 pound 5 pounds today he has lost five pounds the health vistor says we need...


Breastfeeding is "creepy"

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2010/jun/27/breastfeeding-is-creepy-outrage An article describing breastfeeding as "creepy", written by the deputy editor of a leading...

Started by Sarah on 06/28/2010 in Hot Topics

Last update on 07/10/2010 by Ez


Giving Birth.

As we've kinda hijacked the Breech Birth thread, thought I'd start a new one! So, natural? Vaginal? C-section? Birth experience important? Not important? Was birth the best...

Started by Sarah on 08/26/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 10/03/2011 by Ashley


So if vaccines dont cause autism.....what does?

Various well developed studies have basicly proven without a doubt that vaccines don't cause autism, well at least that mmr and mercury doesn't cause autism. Most people...

Started by Merry on 09/16/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 03/05/2012 by Merry


Generational effect on infant feeding choices

Third try here, com keeps eating my posts! Affect or effect? Lol :) So does your moms choice of how to feed her kids affect how you choose to feed yours? Does a bottle...

Started by Merry on 01/01/2012 in Hot Topics

Last update on 02/14/2012 by Megan


So I Nursed Him Every 45 mins

I came across this article about how a mother followed her instincts and rejected 'advice' as she cared for her baby. The article is long so here are a few excerpts :)...

Started by Ez on 02/11/2011 in Hot Topics

Last update on 02/14/2011 by Ashley=)


help with brestfeeding....

My son is 8 weeks old, I'm still brestfeeding him I love doing it when were home but HATE it when were in public... or leave the house. I just want to stop and put him on...