What does it mean to “sleep like a baby”?

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.

We need to talk about racism in healthcare for pregnant mothers

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

How annoying it was to write “Lactate Like a Champion Today”

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.

Lactate Like a Champion Today: where to nurse or pump at Notre Dame on football Saturdays

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.