Healing Powers of Breastmilk: Thoughts Post-Weaning

I stopped nursing in January and I feel clueless as a mother as a result. It didn’t happen overnight… It stopped being our go-to solution over time, little by little. I was both happy and sad with each milestone that took us further away from nursing. I was totally touched out and nursing him had … Continue reading Healing Powers of Breastmilk: Thoughts Post-Weaning

Anarcha, Lucy and Betsey — Black History Month

Today, we recognize Anarcha, Lucy and Betsey, the mothers of modern gynecology. These three women were used by J. Marion Sims to refine his surgical practice of repairing vesicovaginal fistula, a condition that can occur during traumatic child birth. These three women endured nearly 100 surgeries between them. Anarcha suffering through 30 of them, without … Continue reading Anarcha, Lucy and Betsey — Black History Month