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    I'm not a Coca-Cola fan for all sorts of reasons, but I'm thrilled to see cosleeping represented in this new Coke ad from Argentina. And I'm wondering if the fact that Coca-Cola included cosleeping in the ad reflects a move toward the normalization of cosleeping or if it simply reflects a...
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      Wherein I attempt to list the ways in which my partner has been crucial to my breastfeeding triumphs. I think breastfeeding moms are pretty good at celebrating each other's milestones. "You nursed in public for the first time! You go girl!" or "Six months down, six to go! Rock on!" I would...
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      My name is Amy, and my three year old daughter does not sleep through the night. Not only that, but I [gasp!] still nurse her to sleep. Sometimes I feel like people with children who wake up at night should be meeting in a church basement somewhere, drinking coffee out of styrofoam cups with...
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      By Peggy O'Mara Published in Mothering, Issue 141 One of the biggest crises of confidence that new mothers face has to do with sleep. Mothers feel responsible for their babies' sleep. Others ask mothers if their babies are sleeping through the night, as if this is something the mothers can...
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    By Lisa Hassan Scott       "Well, when you come to visit, I can try to see if I can get a portable crib." My husband and I were planning our first visit to his parents' house, and my in-laws were really excited. "That won't be necessary," I said, "the baby will just sleep with us." A...
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      For many mothers, these words bring a mixture of joy and dread. Joy at the thought of a chance to sit down and rest, or possibly to do things they otherwise couldn't do with little ones around. At the same time, many mothers dread bedtime because everyone seems so irritable and fussy at...
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    Peggy O’Mara has another sharp editorial in the current issue of Mothering magazine, this time on New York’s public health campaign against what they call "co-sleeping"--though as Peggy points out, "co-sleeping" just means sleeping close to your babe, be it in bed or separate bassinet. New York...
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