Birth Story: Emalitza and Ziggy Jay

One woman's wonderful transition to motherhood.

Elimination Diets: Food Sensitivities in the Breastfed Baby

The idea of an "elimination diet" scares many women and prevents them from making changes that can make their and their baby's lives much easier. However, it doesn't have to be forever or all bad and here is some advice on how to approach it and what you may get out of it.

Circumcision, Pain, and the Risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders

A new study found a higher risk of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) in boys who are circumcised. What is the possible mechanism behind this? Are the findings valid?

Two Years Later

Some musings on the lesson that I have been forced to learn in the last two years. Pain in this world can be overwhelming and we can feel helpless in the face of it, but we are never truly helpless.

The Human Rights and Parent Issue of Circumcision

Today is Blog Action day and the topic is Human Rights. It seems the perfect day to announce on EP that I have taken up a new role: I am now a member of the Advisory Board for the Children’s Health and Human Rights Partnership.

Guest Post: Living with a Reflux Baby

You know what it's like to have a baby that spits up. But what about when that "spitting up" becomes something much more severe? Too many people have false perceptions about reflux and hopefully this story can help others understand what it means to have a baby with reflux.

Reasons Babies Cry and Wake at Night

It saddens me that this needs to be written but it does. Too many media outlets and "baby experts" are out there telling parents to ignore their instincts and their babies.

Circumcision and STIs: Should We Care?

One of the main arguments now for RIC is that it can reduce STIs. Despite the research being mixed at best and ignoring the complications and known problems with circumcision.

Birth Story: Allison

Birth stories are awesome. Twin birth stories? Yeah, I just lost myself in excie

Guest Post: Words That I Remember

My early life wasn’t just filled with the ups and downs of living with someone who belittled me and showered me with praise intermittently, it was defined by it.