four benefits of baby-led weaning
Your friend announces the birth of her baby on facebook. What follows is comments of congratulations, well done, welcome to the world… There is no right and wrong, you say what you feel, it comes from the heart. The accompanying picture shows it was probably a surgical birth…how do you feel? They seem happy, and … More Birth Announcement Etiquette for the Social Networker
Birth of a toolman
Dear World, Why do I keep harping on about Informed Birth Planning? because I am on a MISSION: To provide all women with the means to make informed decisions regarding their pregnancy care, labour, birth and parenting. This matters because the current maternity system does not encourage women to own, trust or actively participate in … More Support for all Mums
For over 150 years women have been fighting. For over 150 years women have been demanding their due. For over 150 years women have been given lip service. Enough is Enough. The information age shot us out of ignorance. And this New Age, led by social media, will either see us crash and burn, victims … More Without Questions, there can be no answers.
So, perhaps you have heard the hoo-ha being made on a slow news day? https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/system/files/ABA_Alchohol_BF%20for%20website.pdf <–this is the pamphlet that has caused the beat up. First a TV ‘news’ program, and then it was lapped up by a certain sensationalist ‘parenting’ website: my my! here we go again!
There once was a woman from Earth Who fell pregnant and was told she’d give birth About 9 months they said First comes the head Emerging from your ample girth. The woman was given a schedule. Of things she was told were essential like scans and tests and forced bedrests and music to boosts baby’s potential. … More The Birth Tourist. A poem.