Catrice Harris Catrice Harris – doula, apprentice midwife, childbirth educator – tells us about African American midwifery history and reports on new maternal mortality statistics and the risk factors for Black and Native American women. How can we and healthcare … Continue reading →
Kristin J. Wilson, PhD Breastfeeding rarely conforms to the idealized Madonna-and-baby image seen in old artwork, now recast in celebrity breastfeeding photo spreads and pro-breastfeeding ad campaigns. The personal accounts in Others’ Milk illustrate just how messy and challenging and … Continue reading →
Gretchen Penny is the owner of A Woman’s Work, which is a retail boutique focused on helping women in the important role of bearing and nurturing their babies. Gretchen has owned A Woman’s Work for about 3 years. She purchased the business … Continue reading →
Marian Thompson one of the founders of La Leche League, is interviewed by Debbie Hull. Ms Thompson is a keynote speaker of the LLL conference in Houston and tells the amazing story of how LLL came to be.
La Leche League – history, philosophy, where to find meetings, and an upcoming conference. Christina Cicack : Christina was accredited as a Leader in 2010 by the Eugene, Oregon LLL Group. In the past seven years she has nursed three children … Continue reading →
Gretchen Penny, owner of A Woman’s Work tells us about breastfeeding support and supplies available: breast pump rentals – special need children and what is available for them to breastfeed and the importance of breastfeeding classes – her store offers all … Continue reading →
Guests Misti Ryan and Leah Jolly give information on breastfeeding. Misti Ryan is married and mom of five. She has been a labor and delivery nurse since 1998, delivered her own babies naturally (4 at home, 1 in hospital) and … Continue reading →