The small blue-eyed girl sucks a breast close up – Shutterstock There’s a new extended breastfeeding reality TV show coming to your living room soon. According to the New York Post, Collins
Little child boy wall corner – Image from Shutterstock During spanking debates (which are frequent among parents everywhere) most pro-spankers tend to say that only severe child abuse, not simply
The U.S. National Library of Medicine says that ear infections are one of the most common illnesses in babies and young children. In fact, more than 3 out of 4 kids have had at least one ear infection by
A new small study shows that feminist mamas are more likely to be invested in attachment parenting than their non-feminist peers. The study, recently published in the journal Sex Roles, asked 222 women
The U.S. Social Security Administration has just released their list of the most popular baby names of 2011 in America, and some baby name surprises have popped up. In both 2009 and 2010, Jacob and
You know there’s almost no hope left in America when Ronald McDonald is showing up at schools to teach kids about health. Yet apparently, that’s exactly what happened recently at Union Terrace
Time’s new issue features a cover photo of a mom breastfeeding her 3 year old son. The cover depicts Dr. Bill Sears’ method of attachment parenting for the feature article, “The Man Who
In 2000 measles was considered eradicated from the U.S. In fact, from 2001 to 2010 there were just 60 U.S. measles cases a year on average. However, last year, cases of measles reached an all-time high in
A newly proposed law in Seattle could make it illegal to ask a nursing mother there to stop breastfeeding, to cover up or to move to another location. City council member Bruce Harrell, who introduced
So, in case you missed it, there’s a video posted by Alicia Silverstone sweeping the YouTube scene right now. The video shows her feeding her baby, Bear, from her own mouth, much like a mama bird.
In a 100% unsurprising move, the FDA has decided to reject NRDC’s request for immediate regulatory action regarding bisphenol-A (BPA) in food packaging. We’ve been waiting to hear about the
In spite of the fact that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has said that school lunches will now be healthier, they’re still purchasing nasty pink slime and feeding it to kids, at least according
In August 2011 Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta kicked off a grim, yet realistic and highly controversial anti-obesity campaign. The Children’s Stop Childhood Obesity campaign includes billboards,
This past January, a little girl from North Carolina’s West Hoke Elementary School arrived home with her packed lunch still intact. When her mother asked how come she didn’t eat, her
Vaccines aren’t for everyone. In recent years, many parents have decided to create their own vaccine schedule for their children and some don’t vaccinate at all. Vaccine cons aren’t
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