BirthLink promotes breastfeeding for moms and babies. Benefits are so numerous we don't even have space to list them. Just consult Google! Most mothers know that breastfeeding is the number one choice for nourishing babies. If you were a baby what … [Read more...] about Why Breastfeed?
I was a single working mother. I had more than enough milk but due to lack of information I started supplementing with formula while still breastfeeding. I didn't think about it or do any research. I'm guessing that I just went along with the crowd. … [Read more...] about Dangers of Soy Infant Formula
In the US 85 % of mothers start breastfeeding shortly after the birth of their babies. By six months of age rates drop to 15%. There are many reasons for this. The lack of support for breastfeeding families is a significant factor. We don't live in a … [Read more...] about Celebrate Breastfeeding
A contact of mine, at a local hospital, called concerned about an incident regarding a conflict with a doula and a doctor. The doctor was very upset about something a doula told her client. One misstep can create a negative perspective on the entire … [Read more...] about Birth Doula Scope of Practice
In Asian medicine the concept of life force is central to health and well-being. Life force is first summoned from our parents when we are conceived. We get our life from them. How we use our life force and nourish it though out our lives is up to … [Read more...] about Life Force