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Janet Fotheringham Features

Kelly Durbin, Phoenix AZ, USA Photos: Janet Fotheringham An LLL Leader’s reflection recognizes breastfeeding as a complex communication system, not just calories. Breast milk is often promoted as nature’s perfect infant food. Indeed, it has exactly the right balance of fat, protein, and carbohydrates for growing infants, but regarding breastfeeding solely as a means to feed a baby is incredibly limiting. In the last century and into this one, breastfeeding...

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Cut, Stapled & Mended Features

By Roanna Rosewood, an excerpt   “This book needs to be read by pregnant or to-be pregnant women, to-be fathers, midwives, nurses, hospital administrators and, most especially, by doctors.” Dr. Marsden Wagner, former director of Women’s and Children’s Health at the World Health Organization. With parenthood comes a lifetime membership to the parent’s club. As part of the club, I can immediately, without needing reason, strike...

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