Chest Feeding as the Non-Birthing Parent

Chest Feeding as the Non-Birthing Parent

As we celebrate the diversity of family structures, it’s essential to recognize and embrace the unique experiences that individuals and couples go through during the postpartum period. If you were assigned female at birth and are having a baby, but aren’t the pregnant one, you may be interested in learning more about induced lactation. This is the process of having your body produce milk without being pregnant.

This Parenting Advice Changed My Life

This Parenting Advice Changed My Life

I consider myself a recovering perfectionist, and 7 years ago I was a bit less of the “recovering” part. I started my pregnancy voraciously reading everything I could get my hands on. In my voracious reading, I collected really good nuggets of parenting advice that really helped and changed me.

Fat Bias: Fat Parents Face Anti Fat Bias Daily

Fat Bias: Fat Parents Face Anti Fat Bias Daily

In today’s world, where inclusivity and acceptance are becoming increasingly important, it’s disheartening to see that anti fat bias still persists in many areas of society, including healthcare. This bias can be especially challenging for fat parents, who not only face discrimination themselves but also have to navigate judgment and unsolicited comments about their bodies and parenting skills in addition to their children’s bodies.

Chestfeeding While Fat

Chestfeeding While Fat

It never ceases to amaze me that when I start to research for a post like this, how obscenely fatphobic the birth world is.

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