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Why is the American Academy of Pediatrics exaggerating the benefits of breastfeeding?

The AAP doubled down on the long-term benefits of breastfeeding, just as the evidence for those benefits was crumbling beneath their feet.

In their most recent statement on breastfeeding, issued in 2012, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) … 1,867 more words


Two Weeks

Patrick and I had gone to a group therapy tonight. We were the only people that showed up except the person running the group. Not exactly what we had in mind, but we still had a wonderful talk with the lady running it. 306 more words


Saving just one baby

I’m part of a few breastfeeding support groups on Facebook along with extended breastfeeding support groups. There are so many things I loved to do with Gemma. 649 more words


Letter from Daddy

Yesterday you became a one year old, happy first birthday! I love you little guy.
I miss you so much. Tomorrow marks a year since we lost you. 184 more words

Infant Loss

Anxiety through the Night when Parenting After Loss

Parenting after Loss anxiety, particularly at night, is a topic that has come up a few times lately in messages or on #BabyLossHour and I realised I don’t really talk about my anxiety now, since Eli arrived. 1,154 more words

Rainbow Baby

We bought something that could kill our son

Every new parent has the exact same fear. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), otherwise known as ‘cot death’.

What if you put your baby to sleep, and they stop breathing while you’re asleep? 710 more words


Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is very real and everyone who has recently given birth is at risk of developing it. That means everyone not just those who take their baby home. 281 more words

Infant Loss