Monthly Archives: May 2015

What I Wish I Had Done Differently

Article by Erika Mitchell When my first son was born I spent months planning for his arrival; I obsessed over choosing the right health care provider, I debated hospital birth vs. home birth, I made sure I had all the required baby gear, I took supplements, ate well and exercised. I fantasized about what I… Read more »

Breastfeeding, Weaning, and PPD/A

Article by Kelley Allen Postpartum depression and anxiety was something that I went into pregnancy very aware of. I worried about a family history of depression, sensitivity to hormone fluctuations, and moving to a different country three months after the birth of my daughter. Despite my worries I felt prepared as my husband and I… Read more »

A Love Letter for Mother’s Day

  By Andrea Paterson Mother’s Day is a complicated holiday. Meant to celebrate mothers it can sometimes injure through omission. Motherhood comes in so many guises–the transgendered mother, the mother who adopted a child, the single mother, the mother who endured years of fertility treatment, the mother who doesn’t look like a mother on the… Read more »

The Good Mother Project

Article by Eran Sudds My son was 3 months and 14 days old. I know this because I was counting the days. On any given day, I knew exactly how old he was, what Wonder Week he was in the middle of, how many days were left until his next predicted milestone and,  in this… Read more »