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.

Societal stressors and sex ratios (a series, part 2)

What proportion of babies are males, when society is stressed out? Read this post to find out.

What proportion of babies are males? (a series, part 1)

At least, usually? Read this post to find out.

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.

Building community – and rebuilding it when trucks drive through your walls: an interview with the doula behind The Mother Well

In which I mostly interview Victoria – about her work as a doula, the resources for parents she’s created at Mother Well Doula, her secret life as a young adult fiction writer, and her advice for being a mom and a small business owner –, and then, for a few minutes at the end, we have a back-and-forth conversation about doulas and privacy. 

10 feeding affirmations to send your friends and loved ones

It's World Breastfeeding Month, so (like always) it's great time to cheer on your friends or loved ones who are breastfeeding or doing any other amazing and arduous tasks to make sure that children are fed! So, to make encouraging them easier for you, I've created some feeding affirmation cards.