Category Archives: Women’s Issues

A Mother’s Guide to Weaning

Gradual Weaning  When weaning happens gradually, it is a process by which nursing frequency decreases slowly over time. The partnership between the mother and child during breastfeeding can be respected and honored if the weaning is done as compassionately as … Continue reading

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Preparing for Your Return to Work: The Breastfeeding Mother’s Guide

When a family is expecting a baby, it’s a time full of wonder and happy expectation. For months, a mother feels fluttering and quickening, the soft movements of her baby. For many families, it is also a time for making … Continue reading

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Opiate Addiction: Commentary for Breastfeeding Supportive Care

Disclaimer: Native Mothering strongly opposes the use of drugs by breastfeeding mothers unless prescribed by a physician. Please consult your healthcare provider before taking any medications or drugs while pregnant or breastfeeding. This article is not meant to replace the advice of your … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding: The Gold Standard Conference in New Orleans

March 21, 2012 – March 23, 2012 The 15th Annual Breastfeeding: The Gold Standard Conference New Orleans, Louisiana Conference Website: http://www.breastfeedingthegoldstandard.org/ Contact Information: Laura Goodwin-Wright LLGWright@aol.com The Hampton Inn & Suites 1201 Convention Center Boulevard New Orleans, Louisiana Sponsored by: La … Continue reading

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A Natural Approach to Birth Control

Did you know there’s a birth control method that works completely with your own body’s fertility signs and signals? Are you aware that this method can be used safely during breastfeeding, and doesn’t require any drugs or chemicals, or contraceptive … Continue reading

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Should I Use Peyote If I Am Pregnant Or Breastfeeding?

  *Native Mothering recommends that you consult with your health care provider before attempting to take any medications or drugs while pregnant or breastfeeding. This article is not meant to replace the advice of your healthcare provider or traditional medicine … Continue reading

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