Ricki Lake: New Feminist?

I learned recently that former talk show hostess Rick Lake has begun work on another documentary concerning women’s health. This one, called Sweetening the Pill, has me really excited because it supposedly is going to be focused on shedding light on the facts about how dangerous hormonal contraceptives are to women’s bodies and will explore…

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To Feed A Child

“No one here is going to tell you that you can’t breastfeed your baby, but here are your daughter’s test results,” the doctor told me as I looked longingly at my four week old daughter. She had an IV on the top of her head, was just taken off of oxygen support, and was being…

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My Breast Effort

I love breastfeeding. It might be one of my favorite wonders of the female body.  Being able to nourish my baby, with my body, even though she is on the outside, is awesome.  I love the bonding that I get to have with her.  And I’m sure you’ve heard all the arguments on how breastfeeding…

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