Pregnancy

New Study Says Bedsharing Risks Overemphasized, Current AAP Recommendations Potentially Dangerous

A new study in Breastfeeding Medicine, the official peer-reviewed journal of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, examines the current recommendations by the American Academy of Pediatrics on bedsharing. The study suggests that the much touted risks are not only overemphasized but that these recommendations could have unintended, and even

Becoming Mom

Before I had kids I never planned on having kids. There was a moment in the hospital where I would give birth to my first, where I was filling out pre-admissions paperwork and the nurse jokingly reminded me that “mother” was me, and not

Brave Enough

By Jennifer Palmer for Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers “Do you think you’ll try to adopt again?” they ask, and the question settles on my shoulders like a shroud. My heart begins to race and my palms begin to sweat and my first