Science in Media – Teen Pregnancy

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There is a serious flaw when presenting information such as teen birth. Recently, I was processing some questions and a random internet search came up with the following: “Definitions: Teenagers 15 through 19 years of age who were pregnant, regardless of marital status. Pregnancy outcomes could be live births, abortions, or fetal deaths. Therefore, total […]

Links Worth Having – LactMed

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK501922/ Drugs and Lactation Databse The LactMed® database contains information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed. It includes information on the levels of such substances in breast milk and infant blood, and the possible adverse effects in the nursing infant. Suggested therapeutic alternatives to those drugs are provided, where […]

We are All Activists

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What kind of activist are you? Some of us are born mothers. We activate others to make better mothering choices simply by our being good mothers and an example. Others are born to write about activism and educate the masses or the minor support groups of a particular need Both are important. Some of us are […]

Stepmom (1988)

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Stepmom the movie SS: You know Ben was born in two hours, went straight to the breast and camped there for the next four days, always with this mischevious look on his face, like he had a secret or something. And his blanket, always looked like a cape, even the nurses said so. He loves […]

Videos in Collection

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I have quite a variety in the BirthLibrary and am always gaining more, through donation or when others are getting rid of their collections. Feel free to check out the collection (See our “how it works” page) and let me know what you think should be added or what your thoughts are on any certain […]

Contraction

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Life is a contraction. Ups, downs, holding patterns. Every birth is life, coming to fruition. Expect expansion of your experience level and contractions of your world, making it infinitely smaller and larger at once, focused on the ultimate in experience. -Shannon Mitchell