Pregnancy & Motherhood

Posted on the Jun 21, 2012 by Anonymous
Looks like US moms could learn a bit from the Swedes. Also looks like US newspapers could learn a bit from European newspapers. According to a recent survey, carried out by the Swedish magazine ‘mama...
Posted on the Jun 21, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Betty, I find your views spot on and full of clear guidance within the darkness of repression within and around us. To bring us further out of the darkness can you point to some articles or respond...
Posted on the May 27, 2012 by Anonymous
There is a beautiful article in the New York Times Magazine about the legendary midwife Ina May Gaskin and the growing interest in homebirth in America. I am thrilled that Ina May and her ideas are...
Posted on the May 16, 2012 by Anonymous
I've been radio silent for a while, mostly because I see and hear so many things that need addressing that I tend to get overwhelmed and not sure where to begin. But last week Time magazine came out...
Posted on the Apr 06, 2012 by Carlin Ross
Liandra posted this pic on FB LOVE
Posted on the Mar 29, 2012 by Anonymous
I recently read this post about stretch marks as battle scars that inspired me to write this blog. I have had a long history of emotional eating, weight gain and loss and somehow it always seems to...
Posted on the Mar 15, 2012 by Eric Amaranth
Here is a post on an latimes blog featuring the Ryan Seacrest radio show that Jessica Simpson was on recently. Scroll down after the post and you can play the radio interview. This also in response...
Posted on the Feb 23, 2012 by Carlin Ross
I think this is a profound image in so many ways.  It confronts the double standard of the beauty myth, the obsession to "be thin", and male privilege.
Posted on the Feb 08, 2012 by Anonymous
Carlin recently posted about breastfeeding in public not being a big deal. Some of her Facebook friends got pretty worked up and it sparked quite the conversation. So I thought I’d post some...
Posted on the Feb 07, 2012 by Anonymous
Here are two stories from the same day about dad's delivering their own babies. We hear these stories pretty frequently - mom labors so quickly she ends up birthing in the car, at home, on the subway...
Posted on the Feb 03, 2012 by Carlin Ross
Kind of ironic, isn't it?  You can flaunt your breasts to titillate men but if you use them for their intended purpose everyone freaks out. 
Posted on the Feb 01, 2012 by Anonymous
Between 2004-2009 homebirth rates in the US rose by a huge 29%. While the percentage out of total births in the US was still extremely low (as of 2009 it was .72% of all births) the change is a...
Posted on the Jan 27, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Hello Betty, Before I start off, I must say that I am really enjoying everything that you and all your readers and contributors have put out on here. It's great to get some frank talk about sex and...
Posted on the Jan 22, 2012 by Anonymous
There was a recent article published in The Washington Post and on Slate called “The Truth About Epidurals”. This article presents some neutral information but chooses language that favors epidurals...