Thirty Billion Dollars and Counting

2020-08-21T10:32:35-04:00July 16th, 2013|

When we say that breastfeeding in developed nations isn't really a big deal because we have clean water and low rates of disease, are we really thinking this through? What are we willing to accept both in these costs and in what women are trying to achieve but missing out on?

Being Vegan, Breastfeeding, and Infant Safety

2020-08-21T10:38:58-04:00May 28th, 2013|

The way most outlets had it, the vegan couple were exclusively breastfeeding their 11-month-old daughter when she fell ill and died. The conclusion? Being vegan isn’t safe if you’re breastfeeding. But there is more to this story and an examination of the myths surrounding this case is clearly needed.

To Lose A Mother

2020-08-21T14:08:39-04:00June 20th, 2012|

This was officially the weirdest welcome I’d ever had coming back to Toronto. And then my dad opened his mouth, and for everything, I wish I could go back and make that never happen.

A Comment on Anti-Bedsharing Campaigns

2020-08-21T14:21:24-04:00December 5th, 2011|

I feel like it’s time to not just point out what many of us having pointed out over and over – namely that education is key – but to truly examine why these places are feeling the need to take this route and what’s wrong with their approach (beyond the obvious).