When it comes to using a menstrual cup, would a rural woman have a harder time getting past the “ick factor” than her urban educated counterpart?
Rural Srikakulam woman talks about saving water and saving money with the menstrual cup.
The Mother hiding her face with one hand and carrying her child in the other, weeps for all of us. … More
A look at the pros and cons of washable menstrual pads and cups, and how to make these options available to women for the sake of our health and environment.
Can the positive messages about “happy periods” and reassuring mother-daughter talks about menstruation do more than sell disposables but go further to help to change social attitudes?
A sudden drop in nursing can trigger acne.
A group of health workers published a policy document called “Evidence-based National Vaccine Policy.” This is the kind of policies we need to improve public health holistically. More importantly these are the kinds of honest, rational documents that we need to inform the public debate and restore trust in civil society.
If you are experiencing difficulties with supply, latch, or any other aspect of breastfeeding, your nearest La Leche League Leader or lactation consultant can help you breastfeed more. Aspiring physicians do not study breastfeeding in medical school. Nor do they study food. If you are able to lactate and your baby is able to latch on, then what you need to do, rain or shine, in sickness and in health, is nurse, nurse, nurse.
To build immunity, build community.
I am in a dilemma about whether I should start applying sunscreen to my daughter. On a sunny day, she has … More