Either you like pushing, or you don’t. Not too many women who feel so-so on this topic. Personally, I hated it. Three kids, and each one I would have coped with contractions for another calendar day before I would have willingly pushed.
Goodness, I’m already tired of seeing and reading about the cover. You know the one, right? I don’t really have to show you again, do I? I don’t know many mothers that feel supported by that photo. Actually, it feels more like
Click on the image above to watch this humorous video for Mother’s Day from MomsRising. Customize it and pass it on to your favorite mom. Happy Mother’s Day! About Melanie Mayo-Laakso Melanie Mayo-Laakso is the Content Manager for Mothering.com. Mothering is the birthplace
I’m a filmmaker, educator, activist and mother. My work with Woman in the Moon Films centers on social change around birth options – from “the local” and my own backyard to the national and global. I am passionate about birth, women, mothers and
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I was delighted to read this, but then equally saddened (although not surprised) that it caused outrage. What is interesting to me, particularly as a mum who tandem fed their 3.5 year old and 2 year old, is that the mother in question has given up
More and more celebs are following progressive or attachment parenting principles. “Gossip Girl” star Kelly Rutherford and “Big Bang Theory” actress Mayim Bialik both made the headlines recently when they revealed publicly that they breastfed their toddlers; Rutherford even more so because she revealed
It is inexplicable that women in our society are left alone with their newborns at the time they need family support the most. Feeling utterly exhausted, overwhelmed and traumatised with a tiny new being to care for, I needed my husband with me.
My name is Keya Chatterjee (pronounced like ‘Kenya’, but without the /n/), but usually I feel more like a Cassandra. Why Cassandra? It’s not because I want a name that’s easier to pronounce. Nor is it because I always wanted to have
It’s so easy, even in the AP world, to get caught up in parenting consumerism. There’s nothing wrong with purchasing items that make our lives easier like diapers, baby carriers, etc. but every now and then (read: all the time), I find myself looking