Breastfeeding and intimacy

The other night I taught my regular breastfeeding class (“Breastfeeding Basics” at Blossom Birth in Palo Alto).  One of the prospective parents–a mom–stayed after class to ask a question about a topic she wished I had brought up in class: the emotional aspects of breastfeeding and their effect on intimacy. This topic was on her […]

Another study, more confusion

A Yahoo news report on a UK study of current guidelines that mothers breastfeed exclusively until babies are 6 months old began: “Breastfeeding exclusively for the first six months is not necessarily best for a baby’s health, British researchers said Friday, calling into question advice given to new mothers.” I teach breastfeeding and have long […]