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State of the Nation: Monsanto’s ROUNDUP Poisons The Nation’s Food Supply

Posted on February 28, 2015
by State of the Nation

SOTN Editor’s Note:

The health and environmental exposé below imparts critical information about the Monsanto weedkiller known as… 1,356 more words


Breastfeeding battles

As I sit here, typing with one hand, one leg crossed under me, the other (after 15 mins of veeeery careful manoeuvring) out in front, feeding pillow wrapped round me and a baby enjoying the longest feed known to man, I have a chance to reflect on how different the story was only 2 days ago. 650 more words


What is a "Good Birth"?

My husband and I often talk about how much we plan to shelter our children.  We both know families whose kids have been completely sucked into the worst of pop culture; but we seem to know even more families whose attempts at sheltering their kids backfired badly.  814 more words

Once upon a midwife – Once upon a mother to be

Once upon a midwife – Once upon a mother to be.

Being a midwife and being pregnant is more than challenging. I certainly found it hard to walk around, each day, carrying both the precious life within me, and the vast store of knowledge about pregnancy, birth and motherhood that was being added to daily. 1,177 more words


i want most of my posts to be helpful, but on occasion they will be more emotional. Today i wanted to talk about the changes moms go through. 961 more words


What's Your Drama: Mother-in-Law Wants To Breastfeed Grandchild?!

Some people just attract drama… Others seem to bump into it.

This is proof we ALL have it!

Follow Gregg Daniels, Fast Freddy, & Amanda Giles on… 27 more words


Relactation: Week 0

On Friday 2/20, I started pumping and taking Fenugreek. I have a double electric pump that I got through my insurance. I’m calling the past week “week 0″ because I’m going to consider it more of a prep week for my rigorous attempt at relactating. 202 more words