Love it? Hate it? No idea what it is?
Read this post to learn about placenta consumption.… Continue reading What’s the deal with placenta consumption? →
Answering the questions that matter to lactating parents.… Continue reading Why do I need to pee when I nurse or pump? →
Have you ever wondered, “Who on earth came up with the phrase ‘sleep like a baby?’”
In this post, I explore the origin of this phrase, indulging my alternate universe self as an etymologist and also outlining some reasonable expectations of how babies sleep. … Continue reading What does it mean to “sleep like a baby”? →
Did you know that, in the United States: Black embryos and fetuses are up to twice as likely to be lost to miscarriage as white embryos?Black fetuses are more than twice as likely to be lost to stillbirth as white fetuses?Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related condition than white women? Read more of my latest… Continue reading We need to talk about racism in healthcare for pregnant mothers →
It takes less than an hour to donate (from walking in to walking out; the needle is only in your arm for about 10 minutes). And each unit donated can save up to three lives.
But can you donate if you’re pregnant? Or postpartum? Or lactating? … Continue reading Can I donate blood while…? →
Need a distraction? Maybe these ten articles about your senses will help. … Continue reading Articles to read when you need to be distracted: edition on the senses →
In case you missed it, here are the top blog post hits from Abby the Sociologist Doula last year. … Continue reading ICYMI: Most popular blog posts of 2021 →
As a follow up to my former blog posts: remember that one lactation room was so hard to find? SOMEONE FOUND IT! … Continue reading Lactate Like a Champion Today: inside the mysterious Corbett lactation room →
Last week, I published a post on where you can nurse or pump in private on game day at the University of Notre Dame. Along with that post comes a story. … Continue reading How annoying it was to write “Lactate Like a Champion Today” →
If you’re heading to Notre Dame’s campus for tailgating and/or watching the game, here are a few spots devoted to lactation that you might want to know about before you go. … Continue reading Lactate Like a Champion Today: where to nurse or pump at Notre Dame on football Saturdays →
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