Study Finds Breastfeeding, CoSleeping Mothers Get More Sleep

Source: Dr Momma, By Danelle Frisbie Tuesday, July 19, 2011Researchers at the College of Nursing at East Tennessee State University found that breastfeeding mothers get more sleep when sharing sleep with their baby (i.e. sleeping within an arm’s reach of baby, or ‘cosleeping’). Previous studies have found that breastfed babies have protective stages of healthy sleep/wake cycles – reducing the
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Breastfeeding in the Land of Genghis Khan

Source: In Culture Parent .com By Ruth KamnitzerMonday, February 28th, 2011 In Mongolia, there’s an oft-quoted saying that the best wrestlers are breastfed for at least six years—a serious endorsement in a country where wrestling is the national sport. I moved to Mongolia when my first child was four months old, and lived there until he was three. Raising my
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The Real Breastfeeding Scandal

Posted in: Huff Post Parents By CAROLYN S. MILES President & CEO, Save the Children Published: February 17, 2013 Last year, Time magazine’s “Are You Mom Enough?” cover practically shouted “Scandal! Women breastfeeding too long!”The unforgettable image stirred up controversy and I’m sure it sold magazines. But are moms and kids any better off? Now, imagine funnelling all that outrage
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