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Friend Wanted

It takes a village to raise a child. So why are so many moms trying to raise kids on their own? Like most moms, I meticulously prepared for the arrival of my firstborn. I registered for the must-have baby items, organized the nursery, read books about childrearing, and attended a birthing class. I did my best […]

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The Best Baby-Friendly Policy

I loathe the term cluster feed. Ever heard of it? My second night postpartum, I asked my nurse to take my son to the nursery so that I could sleep. She shook her head and said that Baby-Friendly hospitals encourage rooming in so that babies can cluster feed. Come again? By this time, I’d been awake for nearly […]

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