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bash the breastfeeding supporter

Is it me?

Probs it is me.

It’s like when you notice women with prams everywhere when you’re pregnant.

Seems to me there’s a bit of beating up of breastfeeding supporters and advocates going on. 525 more words

Alabama Birth Coalition goes the distance for mothers’ right to midwives

by Benjamin Nunnally
Originally published in The Anniston Star, Nov. 10, 2013

It’s a Monday at the Northeast Alabama Baby Cafe at McClellan Medical Mall, and it’s filled with moms and babies for a lactation class provided by the staff of Cheaha Women’s Health and Wellness. 1,076 more words

The Anniston Star

I don't have enough time to do my job!

The nurses strike last week was a historic one. It’s the first time ever that midwives have taken strike action, and it’s all about the 1% pay rise dispute. 409 more words

My Very First Best Gift Ever

The little Texas tree house apartment, nestled high into a night sky thicket of bamboo, was aflitter with three or four hippie midwives and one young, sweet husband–perhaps the only person present who fully understood the terror, gravity and wonder of what was way too late to turn back. 170 more words

My Very Short Stories

What Would the Midwives Do?

My husband and I were in a conversation recently about something we are struggling with. As we were walking and talking, reflecting and observing, I suddenly said to him… 351 more words


Striking London midwives make history

By Pippa Allen-Kinross & Alasdair Lane

For the first time in their 133 year history, members of the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) took to picket lines on Monday morning, joining colleagues from across the health service in the ongoing dispute over salaries and working conditions. 793 more words


 Striking midwives advise patients to ‘cross their legs and hope’

Imminent industrial action, for the first time in their history, has resulted in The Royal College of Midwives warning expectant parents to avoid primrose oil, spicy foods and ‘…the sensation of gushing water down your leg’. 245 more words

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