Babywearing may be as old as humankind, but it still garners controversy as a parenting tool. New research may help push forward the idea that it's not just about convenience.
And this is where the biggest victory of our breastfeeding journey lies. I am literally carrying his immune system for him. As his doctors point out, breastmilk is the best broad range antiviral medication there is. My body makes antibodies his cannot make right now, and every time he breastfeeds, he receives a fresh load of them. Maybe I've saved him a hospital stay with these antibodies. Maybe, I'll never know, maybe there's a chance I've even saved his life.
I finally realized that we need to address the elephant in the room. And that elephant is that Attachment Parenting all too often is being treated as list of things that parents MUST do.
Though some might argue that there’s no difference, or that our modern inventions are more convenient, I would like to argue that there are actually good reasons to wear your baby. So here I present what I believe to be are five of the best reasons to wear your baby…
Yesterday I came across this article written by a father against breastfeeding. And I got angry because it was just so, so wrong.
There is an endless array of questions and judgments and ‘should’s associated with both infant sleep and feeding. But this hasn’t always been the case. It used to be a simple matter of mother breastfeeding and mother and infant sleeping together with no judgment and no questions about quality or quantity of sleep.