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Benefits

  There are no benefits to: intact genitals ecological breastfeeding autonomy privacy spontaneous physiological birth vaginal birth after caesarean not travelling in labour never being separated from your baby after birth physiological third stage skin on skin confidentiality being respected … Continue reading

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Some normal sleep resources

Books Helping Your Baby to Sleep: Why Gentle Techniques Work Best Anni Gethin & Beth MacGregor Sleeping Like A Baby Pinky Mackay The Family Bed Tine Thevinin Three in a Bed: The Benefits of Co-Sleeping Deborah Jackson Nighttime Parenting: How … Continue reading

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To the woman at the shops with the weeping babe

I saw you today, at the shops, my sister. I saw you pushing a pram, perusing scarves, unable to respond to the bleating, hiccupping cries and jagged breaths of your newborn. I heard the babe cry out over and over, … Continue reading

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Mammals

Mammals are tactile, caring parents who keep their young close. They feed babies with milk made by their bodies. They keep their babies safe and well fed through sleep times. Now remind me, what are humans again? For much more … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding Naturally, Aotearoa (NZ)

Such a beautiful place! Such lovely pics of women and their babies too. Hmmm I think an Australian one could go down a treat…. Tweet

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Australia’s Disease Burden Traced To Low Rates Of Breastfeeding

Australia’s Disease Burden Traced To Low Rates Of Breastfeeding by Gopalan T on 18 August 2010 Australia’s chronic disease burden has been traced to historical barriers to breastfeeding. The research, by Dr Julie Smith and Dr Peta Harvey of the … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding, not special, just normal.

I support a lot of women to find their way through personal and political gunk and reach a point where they can birth their babies in nice simple births.As the end of pregnancy draws near I encourage women to start … Continue reading

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Are you a feminist who parents? You’re needed!

You’re needed in the world but you’re also really needed by the Carnival of Feminist Parenting! It’s so vital that we keep firming the links between the feminisms and all the things women do. If you blog, parent and call … Continue reading

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Laugh and cry time

Weep as you read about VBAC in the US (and not too far off what it’s like here) Childbirth without choice It would seem perfectly natural that a woman could give birth naturally if she wants to. Guess what? She … Continue reading

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