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2009-10-06 01:15:00

(Editor's note: Sometimes it's hard to tell whether you're tackling motherhood in the 21st century -- or being tackled by it. This is the latest in a series of reflections by UPI writers.) SKOKIE, Ill., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A friend once euphemistically referred to my style as intensive parenting.

2009-08-19 06:40:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 7 out of 10 moms are doing what comes naturally and foregoing the bottle for the breast, according to the CDC. To an older sibling, however, breastfeeding is anything but a natural event. It's less time with Mommy.

2009-08-07 16:36:32

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2009-08-04 21:47:27

A park bench featuring a sculpture of a nude Angelina Jolie with her infant twins is to be unveiled in Oklahoma to promote World Breastfeeding Week. The Oscar-winning actress is the mother of six young children, the youngest of whom are twins who turned 1 this summer. Phantom-Financial announced Tuesday the sculpture by New York artist Daniel Edwards will be installed just minutes away from the birthplace of Jolie's partner, Brad Pitt, in the Oklahoma City Metro area in September before its...

2008-08-07 12:01:26

By LIA RUSSELL By Lia Russell The Virginian-Pilot K rysten Pizzurro was frustrated and desperate. In addition to suffering sleep deprivation and postpartum depression, her newborn, Miriam, wouldn't breast-feed.

2008-08-07 03:00:35

By Debbie Pfeiffer Trunnell COLTON - Eight months into her pregnancy, Marcela Zambrano is eager to do everything she can to ensure her baby is healthy.

2008-08-03 09:00:21

By LIA RUSSELL By Lia Russell The Virginian-Pilot Krysten Pizzurro was frustrated and desperate. Her newborn, Miriam, wouldn't breast-feed. "She would scream every time I tried to nurse her," Pizzurro, 26, said of her daughter, who was born last December.

2008-08-03 09:00:21

By LIA RUSSELL By Lia Russell The Virginian-Pilot Krysten Pizzurro was frustrated and desperate. In addition to suffering sleep deprivation and post-partum depression, her newborn, Miriam, wouldn't breast-feed.

2008-07-22 09:00:00

By VICKY ALLAN I DON'T know when breastfeeding in public stopped being an issue for me.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.