Why You Should Wear (or Carry) Your Baby (At Least Some of the Time)

Just as all members of the family hominidae are and were ardent co-sleepers, apes, humans, and (most likely) all extinct hominids carried or even wore their infants on their bodies as a general rule. And so, for most of human history, our infants have been swaddled, slung, carried, grasped, hugged, and otherwise attached to ourContinue reading “Why You Should Wear (or Carry) Your Baby (At Least Some of the Time)”

Study reveals some surprising breastfeeding obstacles

http://blogs.babycenter.com/mom_stories/01112013-study-reveals-some-surprising-breastfeeding-obstacles/ Looking back at parenting’s hottest topics of 2012, breastfeeding would have to rank near the top of the list. It seemed that everywhere we looked, nursing was making headlines: NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg courted controversy when he urged all moms to breastfeed while Facebook, per usual, banned more photos of moms doing just that; singer Pink stood her ground whenContinue reading “Study reveals some surprising breastfeeding obstacles”

Dr. Sears Addresses Recent Co-Sleeping Concerns

http://www.askdrsears.com/news/latest-news/dr-sears-addresses-recent-co-sleeping-concerns Every night millions of mothers and babies the world over sleep close to each other, and the babies wake up just fine.  Instead of alarming conscientious parents, like the recent shocking and insensitive ad campaign in Milwaukee did, as reported in the Journal Sentinel, sleep advisors should be teaching parents how to co-sleep safely. (click to readContinue reading “Dr. Sears Addresses Recent Co-Sleeping Concerns”