A Change Will Do Us Good

I spent most of last week at the Healthy Children International Conference.  This was my second year at this conference.  Last year I had the pleasure of presenting a breakout workshop and this year a poster presentation. I love conferences.  I love learning new things about maternal child health.  I love enhancing my knowledge so…

The Road Less Traveled

I was a mom with 3 young children and a piecemeal education when I began working with breastfeeding mothers.  My first son was born on the heels of my Army experience (born in an Army hospital, actually), so this should put into perspective what a different direction I had been in when I started my…

Beauty

I’ve written a couple blogs discussing the way breastfeeding is regarded in this society.  It’s discouraging that we still struggle to normalize breastfeeding.  In a world where women have been sexualized and symbolized, breasts and bodies used to sell everything from underwear to food to cars, many still look at the beauty of a mother…