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Risks and ambition and how being a mother doesn’t negate my right to my dreams.

I’d like to talk about risk.  And I’m mostly doing this without statistics, or rather because there is such a flood of statistics thrown around in topics related to childhood, health, safety, and so on, I don’t want to rely on one source and so I’m not going to lean on any in particular.  So…

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Breastfeeding and IQ… It’s a no-brainer! – *Guest Post*

In this #FeministFriday guest post, Hannah Perkin looks at what is really failing women in their breastfeeding journeys.   This article is a response to the recent  piece from The Independent on the breastfeeding/IQ study by Dr Bernardo Lessa Horta at the Federal University of Pelotas in Brazil. I found the article incredibly difficult to read, and…

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Tomorrow I’m having a cervical smear

Coming home from seeing some family today, with whom I had a Sunday-blues’-butt-kickin’ wild time, I was thinking about the week ahead and felt myself starting to cry.  This isn’t like me in the car, especially not when both children have fallen asleep and I know that it’s a straight-to-bed situation when we get home.  But…

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