Trigger: this article has the potential to emotionally disturb sensitive individuals. This week, Stephanie Greene, 39, of South Carolina was charged with the murder of her six-week old baby girl. According to the Daily Mail, "A toxicology report revealed baby Alexis had a … [Read more...] about Nursing Under the Influence: Legal Pain Killers and Infant Death
KellyMom: Making Moms Feel Bad About Themselves Since 1996
I've posted on this topic before, but since KellyMom.com is a "recommended" source I keep encountering, I feel the need to regularly address the topic. When moms look for advice (online, specifically), other mothers pass KellyMom on as a valid, reputable resource. But the fact … [Read more...] about KellyMom: Making Moms Feel Bad About Themselves Since 1996
What You Didn’t Expect When You Were Expecting
Last night, Clark puked on my vagina. Yes, you read that correctly. My 12 week old baby was sitting up (with support) on my lap, when he decided to vomit all over my yoga pants, and the liquid seeped through my underwear and was touching my lady parts. Needless to say, this is … [Read more...] about What You Didn’t Expect When You Were Expecting
Should I Use Breast Milk to Treat an Eye Infection?
"Ha! There is no squirting milk in her eye! You are ridiculous! I am gonna go out on a limb here and say you must be first time mom that rushes your child to the dr for everything! Thanks for the laugh though!" The above quote is a recent attempt to shame me for suggesting … [Read more...] about Should I Use Breast Milk to Treat an Eye Infection?
KellyMom Strikes Again: Smoking and Breastfeeding
"First of all, a mom who can’t stop smoking should breastfeed." No, this isn't a joke or sarcastic remark. This is an actual quote from the "Breastfeeding and Cigarette Smoking" page on KellyMom.com. And it's just one (of MANY) reasons that women should stop … [Read more...] about KellyMom Strikes Again: Smoking and Breastfeeding