Succulent Supper Salad

By Cynthia Lair of Cookus Interruptus   Served with soup and/or bread and a spread, you have a most satisfying meal. I’ve used romaine, spinach and arugula, but any combination of wild greens and salad greens works fine. Salad: 1/2 head Romaine lettuce 1

Why is the Medical Profession So Uneducated About the Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding?

    Research shows extended breastfeeding has overwhelming benefits to mother and child.     As an advocate of extended breastfeeding for the benefit of mothers and children, I was pretty miffed to read this article today  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2146870/Breastfeed-year-old-Thats-just-selfish-wrong.html.  Dr Cannon’s views, of course, are nothing new

Special Report: Swaddling Reconsidered

  More on Routine Swaddling   Rethinking Swaddling from author Nancy Morbacher, IBCLC, FILCA. Originally published in Nancy Morbacher: Breastfeeding Reporter, Sept 2010   More Debate on Swaddling, an exchange between Harvey Karp, MD and Nancy Morbacher in response to “Rethinking Swaddling,” a feature article in the

Meditating Mamas

By Rebecca Cunningham and Susan Whelehan Issue 105 March/April 2001 As a new mother, you have a limited amount of time and energy. These meditations offer you a manageable and valuable source of comfort and strength. We hope you will use them as you