Friday, July 23, 2004
Saturday, July 10, 2004
You are The Empire Strikes Back era from Episode V!
From ice planets, to swamplands, to cities in the
clouds, you will embark on quite the adventure!
A little green man is in your future (nothing
from the X-Files). Be careful when standing
around carbonite. That's cold stuff!
Unfortunately, everywhere you go, you will be
surrounded by darkness. Don't lose your head
(or your hand!).
Which Star Wars Era Are You?
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The Obscenely Wealthy Heiress
Poor dear, all alone in your opulent estate, with no one but a tight-fisted, controlling prude of a relative to keep you company. Perhaps you can entreat some strapping young lad into educating you in the ways of the world.
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Okay ME2, it's your turn. Take the quiz my friend.
I saw this story at Nursing Mom.
A few years ago, there was a bill in the Ohio General Assembly that explicitly allowed a woman to breastfeed in a public area. It went nowhere but we did get those wonderfully written juvenile sex offender and serious youthful offender laws instead.
Hopefully some smart representative or senator will actually push a bill supporting breastfeeding through one of these days.
And people, if the sight of a breastfeeding mother and child offends you, don't look!
Friday, July 02, 2004
You can find a new Breastfeeding Handout by the APA on the KellyMom Website.
Note to Pediatricians: Read it, Say it, Mean it, Live it.
And for anyone out there wondering, I charted my daughter on the new and improved Growth Charts for breastfed babies (Permalink for that post isn't working). She still was on the low end of the scale--comfortably near the middle at Mean - 2. At least she appeared on this chart.
Of course I have to wonder about the methodology of gathering data for these charts--were these children healthy and eating appropriately? I like the results, but I'd like to know how they got there. Considering my daughter isn't even on the "normal" chart, there is some disparity in growth of formula fed and breastfed babies.
Still, I hope pediatricians consider using these charts for their patients who are breastfeeding. It just makes more sense to use the charts that match how the baby is actually being fed.