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I don't think this was theI don't think this was the most effective way to showcase extended breastfeeding but it certainly started a dialogue.
I think it's interesting thatI think it's interesting that they finally showcased this issue. What do you all think?
Celebrity Round-up: Sister Wives, Heidi, and the KardashiansThe celebrity round up gives you the weekly news you can't live without -- in a neat little package. Find out what's going on this week!
Did TIME Magazine's Breastfeeding Cover Go Too Far?TIME magazine's latest cover shows a three-year-old boy standing on a chair nursing from his mother. We can hear the gasps from across the country. Do you think it's gross or over-the-line? Is this really just part of everyday normal parenting? You tell us!
Obesity Rates Rising -- Almost Half of Americans Obese by 2030We've been hearing that Americans are getting fatter for many years. Now there's shocking and definitive proof that obesity is becoming an epidemic.
Woman Gives Birth But Didn't Know She Was PregnantReminiscent of TLC's "I Didn't Know I Was Pregnant," Amanda Prentice of Tennessee gave birth last week to what she and her husband are calling a "miracle baby." The baby's "miraculous" because she didn't know she was pregnant until she went into labor!
That is a sickening thought!That is a sickening thought! It makes me sick to my stomach to think of someone else nursing my child! Yuck! That being said, my mother in law told me once that when she was a baby her mother caught her 70+ year old babysitter attempting to nurse her. Sick!
Two-Year-Old Toddler is Mensa's Newest Member!We'd all like to think that our toddler is a genius -- but in the case of Emmelyn Roettger, her parents can prove it. With an IQ of 135, she is the youngest member of the high IQ society, MENSA.
U.S. preterm births hit new low - still work to do!The March of Dimes just released the 2012 Premature Birth Report Card. The U.S. has hit a new 10 year low for preterm births -- a significant improvement now registering at 11.7%! Still, overall, the U.S. scores a "C" as we continue to have a high rate of preterm births comparatively. This is a clear indication of work to be done! Learn more of the resources available here at Pregnancy.org to help you and your baby with a healthy start!
Making time to grieve.Pregnancy and infant loss is never easy. The passing often takes with it shattered hearts and dreams of a future far different than the reality. Having to go through this process while still being called on to serve others -- whether that role is bearing work responsibilities, as "mom" for other children, coping with deteriorating health of parents or in-laws, or simply juggling your relationship with your partner -- 'overwhelming' doesn't even come close.
Ah... the things kids say!Dh was amazing last night. No -- *THAT* isn't what I am talking about!
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