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Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play recalled for 32 infant deaths; hospital skin to skin care kills more babies each year

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard that the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play was recently recalled. …A reclining baby sleeper that rocks, vibrates, and plays music, it developed a cult following among sleep-deprived parents and has been the subject of thousands of glowing reviews. But recently, the product has come under […]

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The cruelest lactivist lie has been exploded: breastfeeding does NOT promote bonding

Most lies are cruel, depriving people of information they need. Lies about breastfeeding are particularly cruel because they are used to shame women and often harm babies. But the cruelest lactivist lie has just been debunked: breastfeeding does NOT promote bonding! That’s not what the authors of Mother-infant bonding is not associated with feeding type: […]

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Anti-vax motto: Don’t be Happy, Worry!

In your life expect some trouble When you worry you make it double The lyrics come from the 1988 Bobby McFerrin hit Don’t Worry, Be Happy, but the phrase originated with Indian mystic Meyer Baba as a meditation on the power of positive thinking. According to Baba: Say to yourself ‘I am meant to be […]

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Lactivism represents a profound lack of empathy

One of the most amazing traits of human beings is the ability to empathize with others. We don’t have to lose a parent to imagine how devastating the loss of a parent could be and therefore we offer our support. We don’t have to experience a divorce to imagine how devastating the end of a […]

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